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Title

Vase: torso with black glaze

1955

Artist

Yasuhara Kimei

Japan

1906 - 1980

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  • Details

    Other Title
    Vase in a form of a female torso
    Alternative title
    Kaki torusô koku-yû
    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Shôwa period 1926 - 1988 → 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

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  • 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.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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