Suiseki or pierre de lettré, resting on a plinth with the same dimensions in black wood.
Japan, 20th Century
Total height : 4,5 cm (1.7 in.)- Width : 8,5 cm (3.3 in.) - Length : 19,5 cm (7.6 in.)
These Suiseki rocks or Gongshi in Chinese imitate the curiosities of nature, or miniaturize a mountain range, a cliff or a natural element. They are used in meditation.
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