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Re: Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby ArNg » Dec 31st, '11, 11:01

Sometimes just bringing out the pot and looking at them makes me feel happy :D . It's just amazing that these pots are unlike porcelain where they shine exterior wise but yixing pots after sometime of use they shine from the inside.
Anyone here can help me with the wording of my zhu ni pots? :mrgreen:
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Re: Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby ArNg » Dec 31st, '11, 11:10

Let me share with you guys another pot which I bought in Taiwan. I called it 'Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon'. It's a fairly big pot. 300-350ml. I plan to sell it but just afraid that I might not be able to get this kind ever again. This set comes with a pot and 4 cups.
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Re: Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby ArNg » Dec 31st, '11, 11:13

..continued
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Re: Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby Poohblah » Dec 31st, '11, 12:49

ArNg wrote:Let me share with you guys another pot which I bought in Taiwan. I called it 'Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon'.
Well, the inscription on the side does read 虎踞龍盤, "where tigers crouch and dragons coil."
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Re: Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby TIM » Dec 31st, '11, 16:27

Clay: Zisha. high fired.
Size: 95 ml
Age/Year: 2002.
Walls: Medium
Pour: Smooth +/- 12 sec. Straight / No drips.
Source: Old Hong Kong Collector
Tea Pairing: Traditional High Fired Wuyi SX
Info: This is an original design, under the direction of the late National Grand Master Jiang Rong. Made by her student Liu JianJun. Receiving a 1st place honor in 2002.

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Re: Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby bagua7 » Dec 31st, '11, 20:07

ArNg wrote:Here is a pot which is similar to TIM's collection but of different colour. I'm not sure what clay is it but I will appreciate opinions on what clay it's made of.
Clay:No Idea
Capacity:120ml
Pour:12sec +/-
Tea Pairing: Sheng Pu erh


A duan ni mix.
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Re: Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby debunix » Dec 31st, '11, 20:20

The fish pot is utterly enchanting.
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Re: Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby ArNg » Dec 31st, '11, 21:32

Poohblah wrote:
ArNg wrote:Let me share with you guys another pot which I bought in Taiwan. I called it 'Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon'.
Well, the inscription on the side does read 虎踞龍盤, "where tigers crouch and dragons coil."

Thanks Pooblah, can also help me out with the zhu ni pair?
Anyway Happy New Year 2012 to teachatters!
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Re: Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby ArNg » Dec 31st, '11, 21:39

TIM wrote:Clay: Zisha. high fired.
Size: 95 ml
Age/Year: 2002.
Walls: Medium
Pour: Smooth +/- 12 sec. Straight / No drips.
Source: Old Hong Kong Collector
Tea Pairing: Traditional High Fired Wuyi SX
Info: This is an original design, under the direction of the late National Grand Master Jiang Rong. Made by her student Liu JianJun. Receiving a 1st place honor in 2002.

http://themandarinstea.blogspot.com/2008/03/drinking-good-tea-and-using-good-pots.html

TIM, the chop at the bottom of our pots are different yes? Could mine be a reproduction of your piece by a different artist?
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Re: Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby ArNg » Dec 31st, '11, 21:42

bagua7 wrote:
ArNg wrote:Here is a pot which is similar to TIM's collection but of different colour. I'm not sure what clay is it but I will appreciate opinions on what clay it's made of.
Clay:No Idea
Capacity:120ml
Pour:12sec +/-
Tea Pairing: Sheng Pu erh


A duan ni mix.

Could be. At first it did occur to me it might be duan ni but the colour does not match.
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Re: Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby auhckw » Jan 1st, '12, 06:41

Been thinking to get this teapot for the last 2 weeks but somehow just didn't buy...
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Re: Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby ArNg » Jan 1st, '12, 07:31

auhckw wrote:Been thinking to get this teapot for the last 2 weeks but somehow just didn't buy...

How big is this pot? What clay is it?
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Re: Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby auhckw » Jan 1st, '12, 08:53

ArNg wrote:
auhckw wrote:Been thinking to get this teapot for the last 2 weeks but somehow just didn't buy...

How big is this pot? What clay is it?


Guesstimate 200ml range
Clay normal zisha.
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Re: Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby the_economist » Jan 1st, '12, 16:45

yet another neiziwaihong pot, about 90ml (3-4cups). nice pour, flat filter, weird stamp on its bottom (the 中 isn't quite right), and 瑞 (rui) inside the lid.

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this thing is probably going to shupu.
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Re: Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby ArNg » Jan 1st, '12, 21:07

the_economist wrote:yet another neiziwaihong pot, about 90ml (3-4cups). nice pour, flat filter, weird stamp on its bottom (the 中 isn't quite right), and 瑞 (rui) inside the lid.
this thing is probably going to shupu.


Vintage?
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