YASUHARA Kimei

(Japan 1906 – 1980)

(Vase with long narrow neck)

Other titles:
Black 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 tenmoku glaze
Dimensions
32.3 x 8.3 cm
Signature & date
Artist's seal stamped on base. Not dated. Signed and dated on base [associated NWA box], in ink [inscribed] "1955 by Kimey".
Credit
Gift of Norman Sparnon 1988
Accession number
432.1988