SUISEKI, ASHOROGAWA STONE (Dealer: hotoke antiques) – Naturally sculpted and smoothened black stone with such spontaneous white circle at face as a type of Art of Japanese ‘Suiseki’ from the river in Ashoro district in Hokkaido prefecture, called ‘Ashorogawa-seki’ (Ashorogawa stone / *Ashorogawa = ‘River going along down’ in the Ainu language as its origin). Mystic black figure created by only nature with completely no processing by human hands. Attached with a wooden (resin?) stand carved for such natural form of the bottom for its stability.
Total with stand: approx. H 18cm (7.08in), W 9cm (3.54in), D 5cm (1.96in)
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