YASUHARA Kimei

(Japan 1906 – 1980)

Hanging flower vases

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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
Apr 1957
Media
Ceramic
Medium
stoneware, plastic ring, brass tubes and hooks; 3 vases, plaques
Dimensions
a - vase; 27.5 x 29 cm
b - vase; 18.5 x 26 cm
c - vase; 9.5 x 35 cm
d - large plaque; 18.5 cm
e - wooden board; 131 cm
f - small plaques
Signature & date
Signed on wing on the largest vase, incised "Kimey". Not dated. Signed and dated base [associated NWA box] "1957.4 by Kimei" [and artist's seal].
Credit
Gift of Norman Sparnon 1988
Accession number
409.1988.a-f