NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVII


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

Postby Se7en8ight » Aug 4th, '14, 11:45

Hi Everyone,

TBH I'm rather embarrassed to share the photo of my Favorite Teapot cause I'm fairly certain it's not in anyway special except to me :D Looking at all of the things you guys have posted is leaving me feeling a tad inadequate! :lol: But it is my first teapot and it's what got me interested in tea ware so I do love it. :mrgreen:

And as with anything I suppose you need to start from somewhere, just as with forums you gotta put yourself out there even if it means people are going "what the heck was he thinking?" :lol:

So I was walking around Chinatown in Singapore a few years back when I stumbled upon this tea shop-house(which sadly has closed). I wandered in only because I was trying to kill some time but then this pot caught my eye. I was so drawn to it. It looked so modern and I really liked the thought that something so sleek could be used to produce something so traditional. I probably spent more that what it's really worth too but it was with in my budget and I got to walk a way with a souvenir... 2 in fact, I got one more embellished with goldfish that reminded me of my grandmother's teapot (from the 1920's) which unfortunately was lost in a fire.

Anyway, before I start yammering on about my whole life story :P Here it is. I'm sure it really isn't Purple Clay, it doesn't matter who made it, I only know it brews a good cup of tea and it's pretty in my eyes.

78 :)
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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVII

Postby Fuut » Aug 11th, '14, 15:31

I picked up this chawan at the post office today, an anagama fired chawan (quite large) by Joe Bruhin (via etsy).

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I'm especially loving the koudai!

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

Postby debunix » Aug 11th, '14, 18:29

Fuut wrote:an anagama fired chawan (quite large) by Joe Bruhin


Interesting--looks like it was fired upside down by the direction of the dripsicles. And it reminds me of ash-glazed Shigaraki ware. Neat piece.

Se7en8ight wrote:it brews a good cup of tea and it's pretty in my eyes.


This one looks ready for the Jetsons. Very sleek and futuristic.
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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVII

Postby Muadeeb » Aug 11th, '14, 20:58

Just got my new cup from shyrabbit in the mail today, here's the inaugural steep of my favorite spring 2013 lishan from red blossom.

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

Postby debunix » Aug 11th, '14, 21:37

Gorgeous cup....I had been watching it longingly but there is only so much room on the shelves!
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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVII

Postby JRS22 » Aug 12th, '14, 09:17

debunix wrote:Gorgeous cup....I had been watching it longingly but there is only so much room on the shelves!


+1

Shyrabbit's cups are so beautiful to look at that I'm sometimes surprised at how good they feel to hold and drink tea from.
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