Incense case, yellow Seto ware

Unknown17th century, Edo period

Tachibana Museum

Tachibana Museum
Fukuoka-ken, Japan

The characteristic of yellow Seto ware is the warm yellow appearance that is created by being covered with glaze containing iron. This incense case was made in Mino Province in the beginning of the Edo period. It has an uneven surface covered with pale yellow glaze which shows a profound atmosphere.


  • Title: Incense case, yellow Seto ware
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 17th century, Edo period
  • Location Created: Mino, Japan
  • Physical Dimensions: H: 4.6 cm; Dia: 6.8 cm, 4.2 cm (mouth); Wt: 185 g
  • Type: Ceramic

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