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Qi Incense Burner
Qi Incense Burner
Qi Incense Burner
Qi Incense Burner
Qi Incense Burner
Qi Incense Burner
Qi Incense Burner
$60.00

Qi Incense Burner

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Qi | 契

The Chinese name for this incense burner or incense holder is 契 (qi, pronounced chee), which has a dual meaning. It means to complement and bond, reflecting the relationship of harmony between the solid bronze base and concrete upper. It also refers to a turning point, like the way the bronze ball can be encased between the two parts when not in use, and then turned to face the top when in use. Ashes from the lit incense will drop through the slit of the concrete for easy collection in the base. A small, subtle design with a substantial presence.

* Note the length of the incense in the photos is approximately 10cm or 4 inches.

Size:

12.5 (L) x 2.2 (W) x 2.3 (H) cm

4.9 (L) x 0.85 (W) x 0.9 (H) inches

Color: slate grey, bronze

Material: solid bronze base with concrete upper, bronze ball

Package includes: incense holder/burner, bronze ball, some incense to get you started

As our concrete products are individually hand-made, each one will be different. Characteristics such as air bubbles, slight unevenness, minor scratches or bumps were all incurred in the production process and are unavoidable due to the nature of concrete. These are not considered defects unless they affect the functioning of the product.

We recommend gently wiping with a damp cloth shortly after use. Do not rinse directly under water. Metal parts will be very hot during and immediately after burning, care should be taken to avoid injury.

Avoid contact with oily or colored substances as these will stain the concrete.

Welcome to Kin
Our home, Your home

Inspired by the richness of traditional Chinese culture

Kin draws its inspirations from thousands of years of Chinese history.

Fragrances, or incense, known as 香 (xiang) in Chinese, was treasured in ancient China and first used in the royal palace. The first Chinesebook of fragrances was written as far back as the 5th century.

Re-interpreted with a unique, modern aesthetic

Kin objects showcase minimal designs with clean lines.

Bill Yen, the award-winning architect and designer behind Kin, brings over 15 years of experience. Kin objects are developed from scratch in our Shanghai studio, and are painstakingly designed, re-designed, prototyped and re-prototyped .

A beautiful balance:
Acceptance, Calmness
and Belonging

The result are objects that capture the balance of traditional Chinese culture with a modern lifestyle in its most beautiful form.

Kin creates objects for our homes that embrace seemingly contradictory influences in our lives; objects that ground us, accept us, bring us a sense of calm, and give us a sense of belonging.

"BRUTALLY BEAUTIFUL INCENSE HOLDERS"

"...Kin Object’s series of incense holders seem to capture the raw
architectural beauty of the modernist movement in miniature..."

BEST ART DROP

"...The concrete holders were made using concrete...
result in a sleek, slate grey finish.
..." 

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