Anti mosquito incense burner (katorisenko - 蚊取り線香)

In summer, Japanese use traditional mosquito repellent coils called katorisenko. It's a special type of incense made with a chrysanthemum and which produces a smoke that keeps away mosquitoes. Japanese have also developed a special burner for the katorisenko, most often in the shape of a pig. It's a symbol of the long summer evenings.


Katori Buta - Pig incense burner and anti-mosquito coil [source]
Katori Buta - Pig incense burner [source]




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