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
20.0 x 26.8 x 9.0 cm
Signature & date
Signed base, incised "Kimey". 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 base [associated NWA box] "1955 by Yoshiaky Yasuhara".
Credit
Gift of Norman Sparnon 1988
Accession number
403.1988