YASUHARA Kimei

(Japan 1906 – 1980)

White slip vase

Other titles:
Vase on three legs
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
circa 1950-1960
Media
Ceramic
Medium
stoneware
Dimensions
32.3 cm
Signature & date
Signed on side, incised "Kimey". Not dated. Signed back of lid [associated NWA box], in Japanese, ink [inscribed] "Kimei saku [made by Kimei]". Not dated. Signed and dated base [associated NWA box], inscribed "1955 by Kimey".
Credit
Gift of Norman Sparnon 1988
Accession number
414.1988