Lot 9. A white jade plaque, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 5.5cm., 2 1/8 in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 41,250 GBP. © Sotheby's.

carved to the front face with a rectangular panel enclosing an attendant fanning a scholar in a terraced garden, the reverse with an inscription and apocryphal Zigang mark, all framed by a pair of confronted kuidragons, pierced at the top for suspension, the stone of an even white tone.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014