YASUHARA Kimei

(Japan 1906 – 1980)

Vase: torso with black glaze

Other titles:
Vase in a form of a female torso
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
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
Accession number
407.1988