The number nine symbolises male vigour, and the nine dragon design motif is therefore a powerful emblem of power, strength (spiritual and physical) and good fortune. This nine-dragon incense burner is a miniature copy of one from the Forbidden City in Beijing. The great Emperor Qianlong commissioned the famous 9 Dragons Screen for his palace, and from that time his reign enjoyed immense power, success and riches. Because of their ability to achieve dynastic ambitions, the Nine Dragons motif is highly recommended for ambitious people, business people, politicians, managers and executives looking for solid success. The nine dragons denote completeness in life and has the ability to bless one with joyous occasions such as childbirth, fame, luck, popularity, recogntion, promotion, excellent health, longevity, life time happiness, marriage luck, favorable investment yields, good support from benefactors and property revenues.