A pale greenish-white jade Eight Immortals bowl. Photo courtesy Bonhams.

Thinly sectioned with a flared rim to the wide, curving well raised on a neatly cut foot ring, the exterior walls carved in very shallow relief with ribboned symbols of the Eight Immortals; the translucent matrix displaying some cloudy white veins and numerous pin-point black inclusions. 5 1/8in (13cm) diameter. Sold for US$ 1,500 (€1,103)

Bonhams. ASIAN DECORATIVE ARTS. San Francisco. 18 Dec 2013 - www.bonhams.com