This stunning silver plated cast alloy koro features the equisite detail that Takaoka Copperworks is world famous for. The Nanakusa (seven herb) koro features a detailed pattern of flowers around its substantial base, a braided grass mouth, and a stunning intricate flower covered lid that is so detailed the dew on the flower petals is evident. Absolutely remarkable and sure to only grow more rich with age and use.
Takaoka Copperworks traces its origins to the beginning of the Edo period and became world famous during the Meiji era after its exhibit at the Paris World's Fair. Takaoka Copperworks is characterized by beautiful cast surface and intricate delicate detail. Throughout the creation of each piece, a traditional engraver hand-carves the incense burner body, demonstrating the essence of skilled craftsmanship. With the passage of time, the surface expression deepens, and its true beauty and depths appears.
Size: Approximately 3.5" wide x 4.25" tall
Material: Silver Plated Cast Alloy
Imported from Japan