Terracotta Incense Urn from Java
A SYMBOL OF SPIRITUALITY
This urn is handmade in Terracotta and comes from the island of Java in Indonesia. Urns like these have been used to put incense and store the ash for praying since ancient times.
The practice of pottery making in Indonesia dates back to pre-historic times and is still used today by the villagers for various needs, both practical and sacred.