Japanese Asagao Teacup Incense Holder
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Asagao (Morning Glory) themed Japanese Teacup, which makes an ideal small bowl to hold and burn your Japanese Incense Sticks. Fill with sand, light your stick and place vertically in the sand. It will hold well and allow the ash to fall on the sand. You may clear the ash away by taking outside and simply blowing the ash away, downwind of course!
This item includes a 100g bag of White marble sand.
Morning Glory originates in China and was taken to Japan for the first time around the 10th Century CE. Historically used for medicinal purposes, the Asagao/Morning Glory flower is symbolic of Summertime in Japan. A lovely item to have on display and to enhance your 'incense
These cups/bowls are:
- 'Chawan' style - wider than tall - each cup is:
- Approx. 90mm in diameter - just over 3 inches
- Approx. 50mm tall - just under 2 inches
- Ceramic, Hand-painted and finished
- Made in Japan
You can purchase more sand for Incense bowls here: White Marble Sand
or Black Volcanic sand
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