White slip vase
1906 - 1980
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.
Vase on three legs
Place where the work was made
Shôwa period 1926 - 1988 → Japan
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".
Gift of Norman Sparnon 1988
Not on display