London, South Kensington
28 June 2001
A cylindrical iron zushi
with knopped finial pierced with a dragon around the base, the two doors fitted with pierced silver mounts in the form of dragons amid scrolling clouds, silver hinges and fittings incised with flower motifs, gilt metal interior -- 8¾in. (22.cm.) high, (rust, losses door fittings).
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