Cast Iron Incense Holder (Oval)
Oblong shaped and rounded like a bowl, this incense holder has 3 small holes in its center for standing incense rods. Made from iron and coated in a lacquer to prevent rust and also create its rich black coloring, the holder's shape is intended to collect fallen incense ash as you burn your favorite scent.
5.75'' L x 2.5'' W x 1.75'' H
Incenses have been burned for centuries in Japan for a variety of purposes - including purification, creating an ambiance, but also for ritual in shrines and temples. This incense holder has been made using traditional methods in Northern Japan where this craft is most popular.
Cast Iron and lacquer
Do not wash. Dust and wipe to clean.