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Title

Hanging flower vases


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

Mobile


Alternative title

Tsuri kaki


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

Apr 1957


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

stoneware, plastic ring, brass tubes and hooks; 3 vases, plaques


Dimensions

a - vase; 27.5 x 29 cm

b - vase; 18.5 x 26 cm

c - vase; 9.5 x 35 cm

d - large plaque; 18.5 cm

e - wooden board; 131 cm

f - small plaques


Signature & date

Signed on wing on the largest vase, incised "Kimey". Not dated. Signed and dated base [associated NWA box] "1957.4 by Kimei" [and artist's seal].


Credit

Gift of Norman Sparnon 1988


Location

Not on display


Accession number

409.1988.a-f


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, (colour illus.). colour plate no.83