Lot 3271. A yellow jade 'double lozenge' brush washer, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), 8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm.) wide, box. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price realised HKD 1,125,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017

The washer is carved as double intersecting lonzenges, flanked by a pair of phoenix-head handles suspending loose rings. The sides, the interior and the base left undecorated. The stone is of an even yellowish-green tone with some faint natural inclusions.

Christie'sThe Imperial Sale / Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 31 May 2017, Convention Hall