Fragrances in Japan Incense Cases

Incense case with chrysanthemum plant motif in maki-e




  • Edo period, 18th century

Uematsu Hobi
Incense case with chrysanthemum branch and bird design in inlaid mother of pearl and maki-e

This box is a modern version of the lacquerware with densely … Read more

  • 20th century


Taguchi Yoshikuni
Incense case with spiral motif in maki-e


Taguchi Yoshikuni (1923-1998) was one of the leaders in the world of … Read more

  • 1981


Kinkozan Sobei
Incense case with human figures in overglaze enamels

The entire surface of this incense case was covered in dark cobalt blue … Read more

  • 19th century


Itaya Hazan
Plum blossom incense case


Itaya Hazan (1872-1963) was a ceramic artist who, studying Art … Read more

  • Plum blossom incense case

    1935


Fujita Kyohei
Fun-shaped incense case with gold and platinum pigments

Fujita Kyohei (1921-2004) was a leading glass artist in the postwar … Read more

  • Fun-shaped incense case with gold and platinum pigments

    1970s