I must admit that this incense burner is way more beautiful in person! From the crackle glaze on the pot, to the beautiful floral cut-outs on the top, this thing is gorgeous. Believe it or not, I have bought several of these in various colors and each one is really stunning. It looks antique, or at least vintage and is a stand out in my room. In the spirit of disclosure, I do burn sticks and so I keep a dish under the burner to catch the ash, but I do not mind. I just pulled out a antique saucer to use under it. I love this burner so much!!!!!