"Tradition ist nicht die Anbetung der Asche, sondern die Bewahrung und das Weiterreichen des Feuers" - Gustav Mahler
Sunday, 8 April 2018
A Japanese incense burner in the shape of a woodcutter. Bizen ware, 18th century, notice the "metallic" glaze. It belonged to my father, one the favourite pieces in his collection. Because he couldn't get proper incense after he emigrated, he made his own from scented woods and oils.