Signed on foot, incised "Kimey". Not dated.
Signed back of lid [associated NWA box], in Japanese "Kimei saku [made by Kimei]" [and artist's seal]. Not dated.
Signed and dated base [associated NWA box] "1955 by Kimey YASUHARA".
Gift of Norman Sparnon 1988
Not on display
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.