Show Off Your Pots and Cups XIII


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Re: Newest Chapter! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XIII

Postby horsencl » May 4th, '10, 20:02

I picked up two of this sweet little cup when I went to the Steepster meetup at Radiance in NYC :D

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Re: Newest Chapter! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XIII

Postby Victoria » May 4th, '10, 20:10

Awww very sweet! I have some like that. Is someone going to do a write-up on the event? Or did I miss it?
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Re: Newest Chapter! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XIII

Postby putibungsu » May 4th, '10, 22:02

Chip wrote:
Oh oh, it might be too late if you were going to get it from purepuer. They list the cups only.

Or did you see it elsewhere, if so, where?

Yeah, perfect for oolongs.


Hi Chip, sorry for the delay. I bought them from purepuer also. Yup, I am not seeing any gaiwans in this motif at their website now. I should have bought one when I got the cups in December :(
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Re: Newest Chapter! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XIII

Postby horsencl » May 4th, '10, 22:29

The meetup was last Saturday. I didn't post it here since technically it's a competing forum. I suppose I should have, then we might have gotten a better turnout. Maybe we can put together a TeaChat one? :)
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Re: Newest Chapter! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XIII

Postby Chip » May 4th, '10, 23:47

horsencl wrote:The meetup was last Saturday. I didn't post it here since technically it's a competing forum. I suppose I should have, then we might have gotten a better turnout. Maybe we can put together a TeaChat one? :)

No more Hagi for you!!! Repent and turn from Steepster! :lol:

Nice fishy cup!

Putibung... wrote:Hi Chip, sorry for the delay. I bought them from purepuer also. Yup, I am not seeing any gaiwans in this motif at their website now. I should have bought one when I got the cups in December :(

Yeah, that is too bad since I never saw it anywhere else and am betting it is no longer available. I talked to the one owner when I ordered. He seemed very helpful, give him a call!

The all white set is nice as well.
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Re: Newest Chapter! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XIII

Postby Chip » May 4th, '10, 23:51

IPT wrote:I know this isn't technically a post about teapots or teacups, but it is about pottery objects which were an essential part of every teashop. I'm talking about the cuspidor. A lot of spitting goes on and these beautiful, albeit kinda icky utensils were important in keeping the floors clean. Well, cleaner. I guess it depends on the person's aim. :wink:

:lol: You have to wonder, how many people spit into those ... :shock:
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Re: Newest Chapter! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XIII

Postby IPT » May 5th, '10, 01:48

Chip wrote:
IPT wrote:I know this isn't technically a post about teapots or teacups, but it is about pottery objects which were an essential part of every teashop. I'm talking about the cuspidor. A lot of spitting goes on and these beautiful, albeit kinda icky utensils were important in keeping the floors clean. Well, cleaner. I guess it depends on the person's aim. :wink:

:lol: You have to wonder, how many people spit into those ... :shock:


:lol: I know. I was thinking the same thing as I had my hand in one washing it out.
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Re: Newest Chapter! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XIII

Postby debunix » May 9th, '10, 19:49

A better view of my yunomi from ginkgo, already getting 'broken in' with the glaze crackles now emphasized by the stain of the tea

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It looks good with tea in it too

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and when you get to the bottom of your cup, you get this little detail to brighten up a sad situation (the empty cup is a little sad, when the tea was good)

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This one is like seafoam--white with bits of blue breaking through like the rocks in this image

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Re: Newest Chapter! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XIII

Postby Tead Off » May 12th, '10, 13:23

Petr Novak cooling bowl with Korean Palhyocha in it.
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Re: Newest Chapter! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XIII

Postby Tead Off » May 12th, '10, 13:31

Petr Novak tea caddy.
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Re: Newest Chapter! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XIII

Postby Chip » May 12th, '10, 13:36

The yunomi is coming along very nicely Debunix!

Great pieces Tead Off. The cooling bowl is really amazing.
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Re: Newest Chapter! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XIII

Postby debunix » May 12th, '10, 21:49

That bowl is stunning.

So is the tea caddy.
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Re: Newest Chapter! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XIII

Postby IPT » May 12th, '10, 22:05

Tead Off, that's a great cooling bowl. I love Petr's works.
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Re: Newest Chapter! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XIII

Postby ginkgo » May 14th, '10, 07:49

yesterday I drink a pu er (1993) , just to chage my green-tea long period of drinking !
Such a delight to smeel the odors and to taste this tea.
I uses for the first time a very little porcelain teapot (shino) and a shino bowl . When i put the warm tea inside the bowl, this one make noise : little "burb " : the glaze is singing , the little bubbles of the glaze just reacting because of the heat.

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Re: Newest Chapter! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XIII

Postby Victoria » May 14th, '10, 09:03

Wow, I love that pot!
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