YASUHARA Kimei

(Japan 1906 – 1980)

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 with iron glaze
Dimensions
13.0 x 38.0 cm
Signature & date
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 Kimey".
Credit
Gift of Norman Sparnon 1988
Accession number
408.1988