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Tanuki Koro, Japanese Copper Incense Burner
  • Tanuki Koro, Japanese Copper Incense Burner - YO23010170
  • Tanuki Koro, Japanese Copper Incense Burner - YO23010170
  • Tanuki Koro, Japanese Copper Incense Burner - YO23010170
  • Tanuki Koro, Japanese Copper Incense Burner - YO23010170
  • Tanuki Koro, Japanese Copper Incense Burner - YO23010170
  • Tanuki Koro, Japanese Copper Incense Burner - YO23010170
  • Tanuki Koro, Japanese Copper Incense Burner - YO23010170

Item description - YO23010170 Tanuki Koro, Japanese Copper Incense Burner - Burning incense is a very common phenomenon in Japan. It is seen as a spiritual act and a sign of respect. Most people use incense burners, Kōro (香炉) in Japanese, for this. These incense burners need to be filled with sand or ash, after which the incense can be put in.

This incense burner is shaped like a Tanuki, also known as a Japanese raccoon dog. According to Japanese mythology, Tanuki are able to shapeshift into other creatures or even objects. The particular item is based on this, a Tanuki that shapeshifted into an incense burner.

Specifications
• Origin: Hikone, Shiga prefecture, Japan
• Material: Copper
• Age: Shōwa Period

Model and sizes

Model: Length: Width: Height: Price:
YO23010170 18 cm 18 cm 11 cm € 475.00

EUR: 475.00  ≈  EUR:  Sold



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