Magic from Earth & Water (Part 2)

In part 1 we looked at the Chinese viewing stones put on display by the Potomac Viewing Stone Group (PVSG). Part 2 features viewing stones from Japan and North America. Enjoy.

Coastal Rock Stone, Patapsco Valley, Maryland. Collection of Brian McCarthy.

Plateau Stone, Thomes Creek, California. Collection of Eorl Carlson.

Coastal Rock Stone, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. Collection of Chris Cochrane.

Hut Stone, Shenandoah River, Virginia. Collection of Chris Cochrane.

Waterpool Stone, Tamagawa River, Japan. Collection of Chris Cochrane.

Celestial Object Stone, “…and then there was light”, Redwood Creek, California. Collection of Glenn Reusch.

Pattern Stone, Patapsco Valley, Maryland. Collection of Brian McCarthy

Coastal Rock Stone, Rappahannock River, Virginia. Collection of Glenn Reusch.

Near Landscape Stone, Rappahannock River, Virginia. Collection of Jack Sustic.

Mountain Stone, Puerto Rico, Collection of Potomac Viewing Stone Group.

Mountain Stone, Thomes Creek, California. Collection of Eorl Carlson.

Multi-stone display

Celestial Pattern Stone, “Desert Sun”, California. Collection of Camilla Ng.

Mountain Stone, Maryland. Collection of John Carlson.

Near Mountain Stone, Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. Collection of Howard Campbell.

Plateau Stone, Shenandoah River, Virginia. Collection of Chris Cochrane.

Waterpool Stone, Eel River, California. Collection of John Carlson.

Plateau Stone, Clear Creek, California. Collection of Glenn Reusch.

Near Mountain Stone, Greenbriar Creek, Maryland. Collection of Glen Reusch.

Mountain Stone, River in Vermont. Collection of Leo Cleutier.

Distant Mountain Stone, Shenandoah River, Virginia. Collection of Glenn Reusch.

Mountain Stone, Patapsco Valley, Maryland. Collection of Brian McCarthy.

Waterfall Stone, Eel River, California. Collection of Jack Sustic.

Distant Landscape Stone, James River, Virginia. Collection of Chris Cochran.

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Magic from Earth & Water (Part 1)

The Potomac Viewing Stone Group’s (PVSG) exhibit, Magic from Earth & Water, opened November 19th and continues until December 18th. With so many wonderful viewing stones, I am dividing the exhibit into two posts. This first post will focus on stones from China and the second will feature stones from Japan and North America.

Exhibit Poster

Group of Chinese Viewing Stones

Structure Stone, Guilan, Guangxi Province, China. Collection of Richard Kahn.

Luliang Chinese Scholar’s Rock, Xuzhou County, Jiangsu Province, China. Collection of Richard Kahn.

Ying Chinese Scholar’s Rock, Yingde County, Guangdong Province, China. Collection of Richard Kahn.

Fengli Desert Stone, Xinjiang Province, China. Collection of Brian McCarthy.

Laoshan Green Stone, Shandong Province, China. Collection of Joe Maloney.

Taihu Chinese Scholar’s Rock, Lake Tai, Jiangsu Province, China. Displayed on antique Chinese elm base. Collection of Daniel Bui.

Ying Chinese Scholar’s Rock, “Dragon”, Yingde County, Guangdong Province, China. Collection of John Carlson.

Caitao Red River Stone, “Primate Dreams”,¬† Red River, Guangxi Provence, China. Collection of Glenn Reusch.

Flourite Stone, Gobi Desert, Inner Mongolia. Collection of Joe Maloney. & Sky View Stone, Shandong Province, China. Collection of Joe Maloney.

Chinese Scholar’s Object, Rattan Vine, Guangxi Province, China. Collection of Daniel Bui.

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