Deishi Shibuya (歴史)
Define ceramist is hard to do even it could be just a man or woman who makes clay products or works of art. Deishi Shibuya, was a craftsman, who shaped pottery on a potter's wheel and baked them into a kiln. A renowned ceramist, when it is found, transmits the experience of decades of history and within itself embodies the importance of implementing an artistic talent perfectly integrated with the aspirations of his art. There are many potters around the globe and in Japan a small group of living Japanese ceramists have earned the title Living National Treasures, thanks to their unparalleled skills. "Who is Who, and What is What, in the World of Japanese Pottery" is hard to do. Deishi has an exceptionally long and successful history.
Awards and Prizes - Hagi artist associate member.
- The Hagi art exhibition, 5 times winning a contest.
- The Yamaguchi art exhibition, 3 times winning a contest.
- Kyushu, Yamaguchi pottery exhibition, winning a contest.
- Japanese present age technical exhibition, Chugoku district, 3 times winning a contest. - The 18th present-age applied-fine-arts exhibition, winning a contest.
- 1984 International art culture prize, an award.
- He was inaugurated as the Hagi traditional-handicrafts association president in 1990. - He died at the age of 90 in year 2017.
[Treasure Japan] "Shibuya Deishi Doroshi" work Hagi Ware
Stoneware, his carved body have an awesome brown clay beneath a thick crawling white glaze, the wood lid have an high texture & u can handle as well mounted comes together with a a signed wooden Box. The clay which blended rough sand is called Oni-Hagi. The motif of Deishi's work always been the old huge cherry tree Usuzumi Sakura specified as the natural treasure in Gifu Prefecture. This glaze currently used for this work is straw-ashes glaze, and is the original blend glaze which Deishi studied for 30 years and was made.
Deishi's mark is sealed on the work bottom.
萩焼といわれているもので、いわゆる、鬼白萩といわれる焼き物、大胆な白釉掛けと割り高台が見どころか！？It is said Is Is called Hagiyaki, so-called pottery, which is said to be the Oni Demon inside, a bold deep white glaze. Straw used for the glaze, create this: "Featuring a demon" which is the characteristic of Oni Hagi rough has appeared, expressing the contrast with the bold and moist exterior of the outside.
The Hagi ware clay with which three kinds of grounds were mixed & used for this work (Daido, Mishima, Mitake). The clay which blended rough sand is called Oni-Hagi. The glaze currently used for this work is straw-ashes glaze, and is the original blend glaze which Deishi studied for 30 years. Since living national treasure 10th Kyusetsu Miwa (Kyuwa) and Deishi had exchanged experience, Deishi's glaze is also like Kyusetsu white glaze and the glaze which is uncomparerable and very alike. Hagi ware has the characteristic called "7 change of Hagi ware." The scene which is different the more the more it also uses this Teabowl for a long time will be shown.
This work is a powdered-green-tea teabowl with many features, such as form, glaze, and kodai (foot). Deishi's mark is sealed on the work bottom. The guide written about signature wooden storage boxes, a seal cloth, Hagi ware, and Deishi's ceramic art history is attached to this work.