The Safeguarding and Conservation of Hong Kong Traditional Incense - Raden Lacquerware Tea Box / Incense Box
Raden is a style and technique in Japanese lacquerware and woodwork using inlays of shell and ivory to decorate pieces that usually have a wood base, whether lacquered or not, though bases of metal or other materials may be used. The shells used include mother-of-pearl, abalone and other types.
Raden Lacquerware Tea Box
It is a green tea powder container in Japanese tea ceremony.
Raden Lacquerware Incense Box
It is an Incense Pastille (Nerikoh) or incense powder container.