Ashorogawa stone, Japanese black kazaana suiseki
Naturally sculpted and smoothened stone with spontaneous “hole” called ‘Kazaana’ (lit. ‘Windhole’) as a type of art of Japanese ‘Suiseki’, from the river in Ashoro district in Hokkaido prefecture as ‘Ashorogawa-seki’ (Ashorogawa stone / *Ashorogawa = ‘River going along down’ in the Ainu language as its origin). Mystic black abstraction created by only nature with completely no processing by human hands. Attached with a wooden stand carved for such natural form of the bottom for its stability.
Total: approx. H 15.5cm (6.10in), W 13.5cm (5.31in), D 7cm (2.75in)
神 （カムイ） の石
13.5 × 7 × H 15.5cm