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Title

Vase: torso with black glaze


Artist

YASUHARA Kimei

Japan

1906 - 1980


About

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.


Details


Other Title

Vase in a form of a female torso


Alternative title

Kaki torusô koku-yû


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

1955


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

stoneware


Dimensions

39.0 x 29.0 cm


Signature & date

Signed base, incised "Kimey". Not dated. Signed lid [associated NWA box], in Japanese, ink [inscribed] "Kimei saku [made by Kimei]". Not dated. Signed and dated bottom [associated NWA box] "1955 by Kimey YASUHARA".


Credit

Gift of Norman Sparnon 1988


Location

Not on display


Accession number

407.1988


Artist information

YASUHARA Kimei

Works in the collection

18


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Norman Sparnon, Japanese Flower Arrangements, Tokyo, 1960, 147 [colour illus.].