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An ingeneously-wrought two-piece tripodic silver censer. On its lid, a stately shibuichi Immortal surrounded by a powerful, moriage dragon with high-relief gold detailing, serves as its finial. Encircling the body among stylized waves, another dragon in ultra-high relief embraces the sculpture, gold and shakudo highlights brilliant against the background. Nagamitsu Koku signature on base. Height, 4.75"; diameter, 4.5". Meiji Period.