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Title

White slip vase

circa 1950-1960


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 on three legs


Alternative title

Hanasashi hakudei


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

circa 1950-1960


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

stoneware


Dimensions

32.3 cm


Signature & date

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


Credit

Gift of Norman Sparnon 1988


Location

Not on display


Accession number

414.1988


Artist information

YASUHARA Kimei

Works in the collection

18


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Jacqueline Menzies, The 4 seasons, 'Ikebana', not paginated., Sydney, 1989, (colour illus.) not paginated [chart].

Norman Sparnon, Japanese Flower Arrangements, Tokyo, 1960, (colour illus.). colour plate no.75