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A pale green jade ‘lotus’ washer, 18th-19th century. Estimate £1,000 – 1,500 (€1,300 – 2,000). Photo: Bonhams.

Carved in relief to the underside with a delicately scrolling stem and lotus leaf, forming the foot, each side variously with a dragonfly and shell, the exterior carved overall to simulate the veining, the stone of pale grey-green tone with some russet flecks. 10.2cm (4in) long.

Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 25 Feb 2015 10:30 GMT – LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE