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YASUHARA Kimei

(Japan 1906 – 1980)

Title
Black flower vase
Other titles:
Vase
Alternative title:
Kuroi hanasashi
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Shôwa period 1926 - 1988 → Japan
Year
1957
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
porcelain
Dimensions

17.0 x 33.5 cm

Signature & date
Signed side of a leg, in Japanese, incised "Ki [initial of Kimei]".Not dated. Signed and dated base [associated NWA box] "1957 by Kimey".
Credit
Gift of Norman Sparnon 1988
Accession number
402.1988
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.

Exhibition history (1)

Norman Sparnon Retrospective, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, Sydney, 23 Jun 1994–10 Jul 1994