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YASUHARA Kimei

(Japan 1906 – 1980)

Title
Stoneware vase
Alternative title:
Kaki yakishime
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Shôwa period 1926 - 1988 → Japan
Year
1955
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
stoneware
Dimensions

18.2 x 34.0 cm

Signature & date
Signed side foot, in Japanese, incised "Kimey". Not dated. Signed back of lid [associated NWA box], in Japanese, ink [inscribed] "Kimei saku [made by Kimei]" [and artist's seal]. Not dated. Signed and dated base [associated NWA box] "1955 by Kimey".
Credit
Gift of Norman Sparnon 1988
Accession number
400.1988
Location
Not on display
Further information

Yasuhara Kimei was a seminal figure in the development of the avant-garde ceramic movement in post-war Japan. He exhibited in the important Nitten exhibitions, and at other venues.

Bibliography (1)

Norman Sparnon, Japanese Flower Arrangements, Tokyo, 1960, (colour illus.). colour plate no. 60