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 13.8cm (5.43in), W 13cm (5.11in), D 6cm (2.36in)
神 （カムイ） の石
13 × 6 × H 13.8cm