White Porcelain Incense Burner

Anonymus10th - 13th Century

Mt. Mitoku Sanbutsu ji Temple

Mt. Mitoku Sanbutsu ji Temple
Misasa-cho, Touhaku District, Japan

Town Designated Tangible Cultural Property
A white porcelain incense burner passed down through generations at Mount Mitoku. Although different in size, there is an incense burner on Mount Hiei with a striking resemblance. The artifact at Mount Hiei is porcelain from the Song Dynasty, therefore the relationship between Mount Hiei and Sanbutsu-ji Temple is observed to be very intimate as they even shared a kiln. *Incense Burner: A bowl for burning incense


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