1906 - 1980
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.
Place where the work was made
Shôwa period 1926 - 1988 → Japan
20.0 x 26.8 x 9.0 cm
Signature & date
Signed base, 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 Yoshiaky Yasuhara".
Gift of Norman Sparnon 1988
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 1 exhibition
Norman Sparnon Retrospective, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, Sydney, 23 Jun 1994–10 Jul 1994
Referenced in 1 publication
Norman Sparnon, Japanese Flower Arrangements, Tokyo, 1960, (colour illus.). colour plate no.62