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YASUHARA Kimei

(Japan 1906 – 1980)

Title
(Vase with long narrow neck)
Other titles:
Black vase
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Shôwa period 1926 - 1988 → Japan
Year
1955
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
stoneware with tenmoku glaze
Dimensions

32.3 x 8.3 cm

Signature & date
Artist's seal stamped on base. Not dated. Signed and dated on base [associated NWA box], in ink [inscribed] "1955 by Kimey".
Credit
Gift of Norman Sparnon 1988
Accession number
432.1988
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.