Product Description

7568      Yasumi Nakajima (1906-1988)

A bronze vase of abstract form

Entitled: Mebae (Sprouting shoots)

Signed: Yasumi to the base

Japan 20th century Shōwa period

Dimensions: H. 24cm x W. 19.5cm x D. 15cm (9½” x7¾” x6”)


Tomobako (original box) inscribed:

Lid: ChuMebae kabin (Cast bronze flower vase of sprouting shoots)

Lid interior: Yasumi

Seal: Yasumi


Yasumi Nakajima lived and worked in Osaka. He exhibited at the Osaka Prefectural and Municipal exhibitions and was a member of the All Japan Decorative Art Association. He also exhibited at the Nitten (Japan Art Exhibition). Nakajima won numerous prizes for his work with its flowing, elegantly stylised lines and abstract forms. Preferring the medium of bronze, his pieces glow with rich colour.