The censer is decorated to the body with alternating bands of squared scrolls and archaistic kui dragons on a leiwen ground. The shoulders are decorated with four raised elephant-head handles and the the tall cover is similarly embellished with a band of squared scrolls below openwork kui dragons on a leiwen ground, all below a finial in the form of a Buddhist lion and brocade ball.
1014 in. (26 cm.) high overall
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