Gongshi, Pierre de lettré, China


Gongshi or Japanese pierre lettré. Natural limestone on a wood plinth.


Height with plinth : 19 cm – Width : 18 cm.

These Suiseki rocks in Japanese 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. They are normally torn away from an rocky outcrop and are nature’s work without any human intervention.

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  • Items quantity:  1
  • Height in cm : 19 cm
  • Width in cm : 18 cm
  • Depth in cm : 1 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2014121901