Japanese Ceramic Incense Container

Vintage Japanese White Ceramic Rabbit Incense Container | Japanese Hare


Descriptive qualities& condition:

Dimensions: 2-2/8”h x 2-1/8”w x 3-0”L

A vintage two part ceramic incense container in effigy of a big eared rabbit, (Hare), used in the Japanese tea ceremony. It is cute in it’s simplicity, being decorated with red painted eye and pink ears on a matt finish. This rabbit shape is also often seen in this form for Japanese sweets made for the tea ceremony. Rabbits are one of the twelve animals of the Japanese zodiac and are considered to be an animal that brings good luck.

Vintage Condition: Excellent with warm patina from appropriate age. “As is”, and retains the original craft/workmanship. Any discoloration, chipping/cracking, surface wear or structural damage is noted.