Today's MatchaWan :D (new name, but tea's the same)


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Re: Today's MatchaWan :D (new name, but tea's the same)

Postby bonjiri » Mar 3rd, '11, 11:00

cheers all

celebrating girls day !

happy girls day !

cheers

new celadon or seiji chawan. applied shiro gesho or white slip

gestural. nice mikomi
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Re: Today's MatchaWan :D (new name, but tea's the same)

Postby Seeker » Mar 3rd, '11, 15:32

Wonderful Cory!
Yes - beautiful mikomi!
I am reminded of a lake and sky and maybe hints of small islands out on the lake.
Lovely.
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Re: Today's MatchaWan :D (new name, but tea's the same)

Postby bonjiri » Mar 3rd, '11, 22:48

humble thanks seeker ! CHEERS !

i made one for my mom in law
kiseto w/ a oribe accent on shomen

paul at the studio suggested i drop the chawan into the special 'bath' to possibly brighten the oribe to bright green.
here's today's tea, before 'the bath'

will photograph the chawan after next week to see how it changed.

cheers !
cory
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Re: Today's MatchaWan :D (new name, but tea's the same)

Postby Seeker » Mar 4th, '11, 15:34

That's gorgeous Cory! I'm excited to see it after its bath.

I'll share a new chawan today too.

A new Kuro Tetsu chawan by Robert Fornell.

Warming...

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Cheers.
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Re: Today's MatchaWan :D (new name, but tea's the same)

Postby Robert Fornell » Mar 5th, '11, 01:49

bonjiri wrote:humble thanks seeker ! CHEERS !

i made one for my mom in law
kiseto w/ a oribe accent on shomen

paul at the studio suggested i drop the chawan into the special 'bath' to possibly brighten the oribe to bright green.
here's today's tea, before 'the bath'

will photograph the chawan after next week to see how it changed.

cheers !
cory


Cory,

Rub some lemon or lime juice on the Oribe and let it sit overnight.... should clear that dull surface...... :)

Best,
R
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Re: Today's MatchaWan :D (new name, but tea's the same)

Postby Stentor » Mar 5th, '11, 07:20

Seeker wrote:A new Kuro Tetsu chawan by Robert Fornell.

This one is very nice, wow! Goes nice with the darker chasen as well ;) Hopefully more shots of this to come - with matcha!
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Re: Today's MatchaWan :D (new name, but tea's the same)

Postby Seeker » Mar 5th, '11, 17:54

Thank you Stentor, Rob.
The kuro was not today's matcha wan, so I'll be sure to get a matcha shot out soon.
Today's wan was the other wan I got from Rob - a tengu and it's a big one. :mrgreen:
Probably holds close to 32oz or .9L!
(Ok, just measured and it's 27oz/800ml)
warming:
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matcha!
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Re: Today's MatchaWan :D (new name, but tea's the same)

Postby Seeker » Mar 5th, '11, 17:55

Here's a shot of the kuro tetsu's koudai:
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Re: Today's MatchaWan :D (new name, but tea's the same)

Postby Seeker » Mar 7th, '11, 14:56

Here's a couple of shots of the kuro tetsu chawan with matcha as requested.
Two different light environs, 1st is natural window & 2nd fluorescent.
Still getting used to the new cam.

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I think the natural window light shows the chawan better, and the fluorescent shows the matcha better.

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Re: Today's MatchaWan :D (new name, but tea's the same)

Postby Stentor » Mar 7th, '11, 15:02

I like this one a lot!
Wouldn't mind having a sip of that matcha right now, either :mrgreen:
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Re: Today's MatchaWan :D (new name, but tea's the same)

Postby Buzz fledderjoh... » Mar 7th, '11, 22:37

Irabo and iron tsutsu chawan by Rob Fornell.

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Re: Today's MatchaWan :D (new name, but tea's the same)

Postby karmaplace » Mar 8th, '11, 00:05

I realized that the (much too large) bag of matcha I had purchased back in June is getting close to its "best buy" date, and pulled out a chawan. I didn't get any pictures of the matcha, but I did get some nice shots of the chawan after I realized it's a sunny day.

This chawan's called "Footprints in Snow" and was made by TSUCHIKARA POTTERY. I finally managed to capture some of its hidden colors.
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Re: Today's MatchaWan :D (new name, but tea's the same)

Postby Takarabune » Mar 8th, '11, 02:08

karmaplace wrote:This chawan's called "Footprints in Snow" and was made by TSUCHIKARA POTTERY. I finally managed to capture some of its hidden colors.


Lovely piece and befitting of its title.
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Re: Today's MatchaWan :D (new name, but tea's the same)

Postby Seeker » Mar 8th, '11, 02:19

Wow Karma & Buzz...
Those are each gorgeously beautiful chawan!

Could we see them with matcha :o ???

:mrgreen:
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Re: Today's MatchaWan :D (new name, but tea's the same)

Postby AdamMY » Mar 8th, '11, 17:12

In the process of saving up for a new Chawan, but I again have matcha in stock, so photos of Ippodo's Nodoka matcha.

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