Chinese painted bronze figure of a Scholar
Chinese enameled and gilt bronze figure of a scholar with flowing robes and outstretched hand, on a carved teakwood base. 11"H (including 1/2" H base). Probably Qianlong period. Provenance: acquired by consignor's father in China in the 1940s.
Losses to paint and gilding, some holes and cracking to face, base is probably later.