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Re: NEW/Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby Maitre_Tea » Dec 11th, '09, 00:51

I love the golden flecks in the clay...how functional do you think it is for the size? I would love to get such a small pot, but I'm a little afraid that the pouring might be weird.
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Re: NEW/Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby trent » Dec 11th, '09, 02:54

I had a 1970's 40ml yixing that made excellent aged sheng, but I sold it... it was just too small.
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Re: NEW/Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby TIM » Dec 11th, '09, 11:37

TIM wrote:Image
my new favor, 40 ml 秀春 shuiping pot.


Clay: Ben Shan Mou Lu Ni.
Size: 40 ml
Age/Year: 80's.
Marks: 秀春 / Square make in Yixing
Walls: Thick (for the proportion) / med. fired
Pour: Smooth +/- 2 sec. Straight clean / No drips.
Source: Old Hong Kong Collector
Tea Pairing: Traditional High Fired Anxi TGY
Info: Great for one person Traditional Kung Fu session. Produce around 10 ml per steep when packed to the top. Lid fit perfectly with great pour. This medium fired pot soaks in heat like stone, and slowly release the energy. Perfect for High Roasted Anxi, you have to press the lid to extract the tea like espresso while pouring. It rounds up the structure and brighten the high notes of my high roasted TGY.
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Re: NEW/Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby tingjunkie » Dec 11th, '09, 12:15

Thanks for the update Tim. I figured it might be good for a heavily roasted TGY. I'm surprised a full pot of leaf only leaves room for 10ml in the end! :shock: Must be potent.
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Re: NEW/Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby Tead Off » Dec 11th, '09, 13:36

Tim,

What does mou mean in Ben shan mou lu ni?

I was always under the impression that benshan luni was lighter in color.
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Re: NEW/Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby TIM » Dec 11th, '09, 18:33

Tead Off wrote:Tim,

What does mou mean in Ben shan mou lu ni?

I was always under the impression that benshan luni was lighter in color.


mou=ink or darker
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Re: NEW/Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby IPT » Dec 17th, '09, 05:10

- Clay type: Zini, high fired
- Size of pot: 170ml
- Age:Purchased in the 1990's.
- Thickness: Average thickness
- Purchase: Yixing
- Tea used:Yixing Hong Cha
- Qualities: Nice quality Zisha with a good pour.
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Re: NEW/Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby TIM » Dec 23rd, '09, 23:17

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I am 'testing' this for the holidays : ) A 1970s/80s Yixing-Export Kyusu.
Around 180-200ml. Using it both for water and tea for the moment, if I am drunk enough, will test it for boiling water over white charcoal :roll:
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Re: NEW/Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby shogun89 » Dec 28th, '09, 14:20

Just got these for Christmas, being used to cheap $10 pots, these are a real treat. I can defiantly notice a difference in the quality of the pot and the tea they brew. The first is my new sheng pot and the later is my shou pot.
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Qing Hui Ni Clay "Xi Shi" 200ml
Mining area: Fudong township
Kiln temperature: approx. 950 C.
Contraction: approx. 45%-55%.
Maker : Zhou Shun Fang

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Hong Ni Clay "Shui Ping Hu" 130ml
Clay Type:Number One Hong Ni Mine
Volume:130ml
Maker:Zhou Hua Qiang
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Re: NEW/Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby MarshalN » Dec 28th, '09, 15:06

Where did you get them?
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Re: NEW/Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby shogun89 » Dec 28th, '09, 20:25

YSLLC
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Re: NEW/Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby IPT » Dec 28th, '09, 21:17

How much did you pay for that tea tray? I have the same one on my desk in my office. I bought mine for $4.00. It is a great little tray.
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Re: NEW/Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby Tead Off » Dec 28th, '09, 22:12

IPT wrote:How much did you pay for that tea tray? I have the same one on my desk in my office. I bought mine for $4.00. It is a great little tray.


You must have bought that in China to pay so little. I can't imagine any vendor selling that for so little. Good buy! :mrgreen:
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Re: NEW/Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby shogun89 » Dec 28th, '09, 22:29

I got it for $10 I believe, nice tray indeed for the price.
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Re: NEW/Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

Postby IPT » Dec 29th, '09, 03:02

I picked it up from the factory that makes them.
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