A spinach jade deep dish, Qianlong mark. Photo courtesy Bonhams.

Carefully carved with a wide curving well and a flared rim supported on a well-cut foot ring bearing the six-character mark engraved in seal script to the recessed base, the pale leaf-green matrix displaying some cloudy white inclusions and natural hairline fissures. 6 3/4in (17cm) diameter. Sold for US$ 2,750 (€2,022)

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