Over a thousand years ago Suiseki Stones were presented by Chinese Scholars to the Japanese Empress as gifts. A Suiseki stone is a totally natural rock formation resembling either mountains, human dwellings, waterfalls and other pictures.
The art of Suiseki is for the observer to interpret the picture presented. Poems and names are sometimes then attributed to the rocks.
This Suiseki stone originated from river rocks in Taiwan in 1990. Nowadays these rocks are extremely scare. This wonderful suiseki stone conjures up cascade mist hanging in the early morning light - high up in mountain peaks .
Dimensions: 19cm high by 15cm wide (including stand)