Lot 3221. An unusual white jade box and cover, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 13.6 cm., 5 3/8 in. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 2,420,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's.
the square box carved in low relief on each side with four of the eight Bajixiang symbols in a medallion reserved on a ground of stylised ruyi clouds, surmounted by a square cover with a cylindrical box similarly carved with shou medallion on a ruyi cloud ground, fitted with a circular cover set with a reticulated four-ruyi head finial, with four slender loops connecting to the finial, the stone of a white tone with a few pale russet splashes on the side, original wood stand.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08 april 2011