Ginkgo - Tea ware - Switzerland


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Re: Ginkgo - Tea ware - Switzerland

Postby ginkgo » Nov 23rd, '09, 06:48

Thanks to everyone here .
Lucie Rie and Hans Cooper were friends and encoraging each others with their own works. The beauty of their shapes , so clear and precise and indeed keeping movement is just .... I have no words because it is so great.
Hamada and Leach have developped a great lign of thinking about the traditional ceramic , like a little revolution and has pull ceramic out the making-pot to a art standing . I like the freshness of the movement of their pieces and the brush appilication of glaze or underglaze. Such persons are important because we just can keep these works and share them in our heart and ....go on with our own way with that humility...
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Re: Ginkgo - Tea ware - Switzerland

Postby Mrs. Chip » Nov 23rd, '09, 12:53

ginkgo, WOW! Those glazes are just awesome and I love the different shapes.
I see one of your lovely creations adorning one of our shelves in the near future. Beautiful teawarz!!!
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Re: Ginkgo - Tea ware - Switzerland

Postby Geekgirl » Nov 23rd, '09, 13:35

Trees: Holy moly! What a beautiful glaze and a very nice form.
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Re: Ginkgo - Tea ware - Switzerland

Postby ginkgo » Nov 26th, '09, 15:50

Some more shino, oribe and mix-glazes. I work with a few glazes one over the others for 3 or 4 levels . Sometimes I put a clay before first fire at 980 ° and then 2 or 4 glazes for second fire at 1280°.Soemtimes it is quite good result but... sometimes and glaze are not compatibles and they react : thes split undr , making big "hole" on the bowl and coming down on the kiln ,....

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One bowl and its inside with a red touch due to ohata glaze under shino.
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Re: Ginkgo - Tea ware - Switzerland

Postby Geekgirl » Nov 28th, '09, 01:20

Incredible! BTW, how is Mrs. Chip going to get some of your wares in her rotation? I don't see a store link. Inquiring minds want to know. :D
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Re: Ginkgo - Tea ware - Switzerland

Postby Dreamer » Nov 28th, '09, 12:06

Ginkgo,

Thanks for posting pictures of your beautiful work! The close-ups showing all the delightful detail gives a feast for the eyes!

Geekgirl wrote:Incredible! BTW, how is Mrs. Chip going to get some of your wares in her rotation? I don't see a store link. Inquiring minds want to know. :D


Great question! I have looked for a store link too!

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Re: Ginkgo - Tea ware - Switzerland

Postby Mrs. Chip » Nov 28th, '09, 12:58

Dreamer wrote:Ginkgo,
Thanks for posting pictures of your beautiful work! The close-ups showing all the delightful detail gives a feast for the eyes!
Geekgirl wrote:Incredible! BTW, how is Mrs. Chip going to get some of your wares in her rotation? I don't see a store link. Inquiring minds want to know. :D

Great question! I have looked for a store link too!
Dreamer

It is a great question! :shock:

I saw these beautiful works, went ahead and posted how much I liked them and figured our 'Mod' would get the hint and do the leg work for me since ummm,... hint,hint, ... Christmas is coming! :wink:
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Re: Ginkgo - Tea ware - Switzerland

Postby Victoria » Nov 28th, '09, 14:06

I have a PM in to her which she has not picked up for several days. I have been to her site before which is accessible through her blog with is linked on her profile. I think you then just email her with inquires as to the bowl you are interested in. (I don't see the current pieces listed though)

http://www.theiere.net/
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Re: Ginkgo - Tea ware - Switzerland

Postby ginkgo » Nov 29th, '09, 05:27

hello,
thanks all for your warm enthousiasm about my work ! it is great to read your messages here !
if you want to buy something , just write me an email at :
genemeylan@gmail.com
and I send you a catalogue with the news bowls, prices and mesures too.

I try to make direct link with it here . .
http://docs.google.com/fileview?id=0BzqqthLqlHWpY2U0N2E0ZjktMWVjZi00MDQyLWE2MWYtNTVhMjZlOWYyMGZi&hl=en

I have a website but I have to renew it.... it is a bit old now . this is
http://www.theiere.net

here you can see the catalogue , just first rubrique on the right in my blog :
http://tpotginkgo.blogspot.com/

Best wishes at all from Switzerland.
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Re: Ginkgo - Tea ware - Switzerland

Postby kymidwife » Nov 30th, '09, 03:51

Holy smoke... these are some of the most beautiful glazes I have ever seen. Just what I needed... another expensive thing to crave! But truly, I really love your work. Absolutely fantastic. One of those big yunomi with the turquoise green should really live in my home... oh geeze, I need smelling salts, I am feeling faint. :shock:

Sarah
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Re: Ginkgo - Tea ware - Switzerland

Postby Mrs. Chip » Nov 30th, '09, 11:20

kymidwife wrote:Holy smoke... these are some of the most beautiful glazes I have ever seen. Just what I needed... another expensive thing to crave! But truly, I really love your work. Absolutely fantastic. One of those big yunomi with the turquoise green should really live in my home... oh geeze, I need smelling salts, I am feeling faint. :shock:

Sarah

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Thanks gingko for the links .... breathtaking! :D Phenominal works.
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Re: Ginkgo - Tea ware - Switzerland

Postby ginkgo » Dec 1st, '09, 15:04

Here a porcelain tea bowl ( diam,: 8.5cm / haut.: 7.5 cm )
Inside is ohata glaze and outside tenmoku one.

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Re: Ginkgo - Tea ware - Switzerland

Postby Janine » Dec 1st, '09, 15:14

Ginkgo, I have to chime in with everyone else here. Your work is just stunning. I look forward to seeing more. Thank you so much for sharing here.
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Re: Ginkgo - Tea ware - Switzerland

Postby Victoria » Dec 1st, '09, 15:44

Ohhh that's a beauty!!
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Re: Ginkgo - Tea ware - Switzerland

Postby ginkgo » Dec 2nd, '09, 13:02

Outside :


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and inside :

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( diamètre : 8 cm , hauteur : 10.5 cm )
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