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YASUHARA Kimei

(Japan 1906 – 1980)

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

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".
Credit
Gift of Norman Sparnon 1988
Accession number
403.1988
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.62

Exhibition history (1)

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