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Title

White slip vase

circa 1950-1960

Artist

Yasuhara Kimei

Japan

1906 – 1980

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  • Details

    Other Title
    Vase on three legs
    Alternative title
    Hanasashi hakudei
    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Shôwa period 1926 - 1988 → 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

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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

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications

    • 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

Other works by Yasuhara Kimei

See all 18 works