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Kōro 香炉 (incense burners)

Kōro may be used both in the tea ceremony (chanoyu 茶の湯 or chadō 茶道) and the incense ceremony (kōdō 香道). They may be made in a great variety of shapes, sizes, and from an array of materials—pottery, lacquered wood, metal, etc. For a partial listing of ceramic styles see Types of Japanese Ceramic Ware.

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Kōro: Gallery 1

Kōro: Gallery 2

Kōro: Gallery 3

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