Kikuwari Chrysanthemum Brass Incense Stand - Gusoku 6

Kikuwari Chrysanthemum Brass Incense Stand - Gusoku 6


Literally meaning "to prepare sufficiently" GUSOKU is the term to refer to armoury in classical Japan, as well as the pray implements such as when used in "san gusoku(three items)" or "go gusoku(five items)".

Light, flower and scent are the basic three gusoku -- you light a candle, offer flowers and burn incense.

Offering flower vases, candle stands and incense s made using traditional techniques of Takaoka Copper, Nousaku hopes to lend time to talk to a loved one, express appreciation, and to reflect on yourself.

Although inspired by traditional Buddhist altar items, these range is designed also to be used individually in daily life. These Gusoku items are old yet new, designed not for special occasions but for everyday moments.

This Kikuwari incense stand is created using traditional casting techniques passed down through generations for over 400 years in Takaoka, Toyama Prefecture. It gives one the experience of enjoying a modern yet ancient piece with its antique finish.

It is available in 2 finishes that are inspired by traditional brass finishing in Japan:  Golden Brown / Blackish Brown.

With its simple and elegant look carefully crafted by skilled craftsmen, it  will harmonize with any style of interior & furniture. It is made using traditional casting techniqe which has been passed down through generations for over 400 years in Takaoka, Japan.


Product information

size H20 φ78mm

Box size H40 W106 D106

Weight (including box) 216g

material Brass (60% copper, 40% zinc)

Box specifications Paulownia wood box

Design Yuka Arii

Options: Golden Brown / Blackish Brown

Care Instructions

For brass items:

-Wipe clean with a soft cloth.

-Do not use brushes or metal polishers as the surface may be damaged.

For flower vases:

-Never put cut flower preservatives in vases as this may cause discoloring.