Incense case in the shape of Hotei

RAKU Chonyu18th century, Edo period

Tachibana Museum

Tachibana Museum
Fukuoka-ken, Japan

Chonyu (1713-70) was the seventh head of the Raku family. He was skilled at handwork and produced many excellent incense cases.


  • Title: Incense case in the shape of Hotei
  • Creator: RAKU Chonyu
  • Date Created: 18th century, Edo period
  • Location Created: Kyoto, Japan
  • Physical Dimensions: H: 5.0 cm; Dia: 6.4 cm, 4.3 cm (mouth), 3.4 cm (base)
  • Type: Ceramic

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