Tools of "Kodo" ,the Way of Incense.
Many tools are used during the Ko ceremony including the incense burner, ash, charcoal, silver leaf, and the seven tools.
Those tools are all valued as high art and were absolute luxuries in the ancient times, only familiar among noble families, sometimes used as a trousseau of feudal lord daughters.
Unfortunately only few artisans are left nowadays.
Here is an introduction of the tools commonly used during Kodo, the way of incense, a special and traditional ceremony "to listen to incense".