Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVI


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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVI

Postby debunix » May 25th, '11, 16:06

Beautiful display.
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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVI

Postby iannon » May 25th, '11, 22:15

lekke wrote:
iannon wrote:
lekke wrote:
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Yay! another Tawarade! awesome. I love the way it feels in my hand personally


Is yours by any chance the right one on these photos?
http://tinyurl.com/3gcnx3t
Beacuse I got the left one!

doesnt look like it..I did get mine near the begining of the year and he has sold out twice i think..he may be on his third pair of blues by now
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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVI

Postby Tead Off » May 29th, '11, 07:18

This is a wood fired chawan I picked up at the Mungyeong Tea Bowl Festival in Korea this past month. It is made by Elena Renker, a New Zealand potter who works in shino. Wonderful lightness and feel in the hands.
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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVI

Postby naivemonarch » May 29th, '11, 08:42

I know this is not pot or cup, but it is good detail on great porcelain teaboat by Petr Novák. So teaboat and Wu Liang ripe tuo cha 2005... :)

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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVI

Postby David R. » May 29th, '11, 09:42

Superb photo !
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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVI

Postby andrzej bero » May 29th, '11, 15:32

David R. wrote:Superb photo !

+1 great shot indeed!
Tead Off wrote:This is a wood fired chawan I picked up at the Mungyeong Tea Bowl Festival in Korea this past month. It is made by Elena Renker, a New Zealand potter who works in shino. Wonderful lightness and feel in the hands.
Renker chawan 3.jpg


I have never heard about her till P.Novak's post on his blog - shame.
beauty!
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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVI

Postby bonjiri » May 30th, '11, 00:52

fun new nodate or travel/location chawan, double walled to protect ones fingers

getting ready for summer, location tea. just bring your hot water jug, thermos along w/ green tea and whisk. usually the whisks are smaller in size

handthrown, carved, celadon on iron clay body.
cone 10 reduction.
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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVI

Postby Seeker » May 30th, '11, 01:51

bonjiri wrote:a fun bizen piece from a up and coming artist from okayama
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Woh! That's very cool!
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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVI

Postby naivemonarch » May 31st, '11, 10:55

David R. and Andrzej: Thanks! :) I like its caramelish colour.
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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVI

Postby hopeofdawn » Jun 1st, '11, 15:07

So I went to the Folklife Festival in Seattle, hoping to have some fun, hear some music, maybe pick up some raw honey ... I never expected to be ambushed by teaware! Yet somehow I came home with a brand-new chawan anyway ... :oops:

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(Yes, that is a Transformer in the background. My own personal version of a teapet, I guess... :mrgreen: )

The piece was by Reid Ozaki, a local ceramic artist who is currently exhibiting work at the Seattle Center gallery. There were multiple chawan, yunomi and other pieces, all with these utterly amazing glazes in soft silver/gray/brown, crazed and pitted and threaded through with metallic silver in spots.

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It was amazingly hard to decide--it's a good thing my wallet forced me to pick only one. I ended up with this one--the metallic threading in the glaze can look either silver or coppery, depending on the light.

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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVI

Postby tortoise » Jun 1st, '11, 15:23

I'm not ceramics expert, but your chawan looks very nice to me. Enjoy.
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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVI

Postby Drax » Jun 1st, '11, 16:17

Wow, that's a really cool chawan! I love the color variation of that metallic glaze... in the other thread where you have a matcha shot, it looks very coppery and the red accent and gray coloring complement the green really well....!
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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVI

Postby hopeofdawn » Jun 1st, '11, 17:08

Drax wrote:Wow, that's a really cool chawan! I love the color variation of that metallic glaze... in the other thread where you have a matcha shot, it looks very coppery and the red accent and gray coloring complement the green really well....!


Thanks Tortoise, Drax! I really am enjoying it--if anything, it's hard to drink tea out of it when all I want to do is turn it around in my hands and admire all the color variations in the glaze ...
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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVI

Postby bonjiri » Jun 1st, '11, 19:14

hopeofdawn wrote:So I went to the Folklife Festival in Seattle, hoping to have some fun, hear some music, maybe pick up some raw honey ... I never expected to be ambushed by teaware! Yet somehow I came home with a brand-new chawan anyway ... :oops:

Image

(Yes, that is a Transformer in the background. My own personal version of a teapet, I guess... :mrgreen: )

The piece was by Reid Ozaki, a local ceramic artist who is currently exhibiting work at the Seattle Center gallery. There were multiple chawan, yunomi and other pieces, all with these utterly amazing glazes in soft silver/gray/brown, crazed and pitted and threaded through with metallic silver in spots.

Image

It was amazingly hard to decide--it's a good thing my wallet forced me to pick only one. I ended up with this one--the metallic threading in the glaze can look either silver or coppery, depending on the light.

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fantastic chawan from reid !

mr ozaki is from the hawaiian islands. great guy ! a transplant in the pacific northwest ! he's very versatile, making amazing hanaire or flower arrangement vessels and more !

nice guy too !
his glazes are amazing too !

cheers
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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVI

Postby debunix » Jun 1st, '11, 19:25

Imagining the magic of draining the matcha and slowly revealing the metallic sparkles......

If only I *liked* matcha.
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