YASUHARA Kimei

(Japan 1906 – 1980)

Stoneware vase

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.

Place of origin
Japan
Period
Japan: Shôwa period 1926–1988
Year
1955
Media
Ceramic
Medium
stoneware
Dimensions
35.2 x 26.6 cm
Signature & date
Artist's seal impressed on foot. Not dated. Signed back of lid [associated NWA box], in Japanese, ink [inscribed] "Kimei saku [made by Kimei]" [and artist's seal]. Not dated. Signed and dated bottom [associated NWA box] "by Kimey 1955".
Credit
Gift of Norman Sparnon 1988
Accession number
401.1988