Chinese carved panel, superb quality, 19th century
Chinese carved panel, deeply carved & gilt with four figures amongst foliage, one a scholar astride a foo dog, the other a lady astride a deer. 19th century.
From the collection of an English banker, resident in Shanghai until the Japanese attacks preceding WWII, thence to Australia. would have been a venerated old piece when given as a gift some time in the 1920's.