Beautiful and very large hand crafted soapstone incense burner from china. The quality of the carving makes this a very impressive piece that must have been made by an expert craftsman. The central urn is guarded by dogs of Foo on either side and one on top. Foo dogs are said to guard against negative energy, promote good Feng Shui and are often featured in temples. Dating from the beginning of the last century. In Excellent condition.