Ashorogawa stone, Japanese black suiseki
Naturally sculpted and smoothened stone 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 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 15.3cm (6.02in), W 17cm (6.69in), D 7cm (2.75in)
神 （カムイ） の石
17 × 7 × H 15.3cm