A white jade alms bowl
Qing dynasty, 18th / 19th Century
of compressed globular form, the deep rounded sides rising from a curved base to a slightly incurved lip, the semi-translucent stone of pale celadon-white tone with small areas of brown and white opaque inclusions
Maximum width 5 5/8 in., 14.4 cm
Sotheby's New York, 17th April 1995, lot 246.