HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"


Hagi, TeawareArtisan, etc. Special Offer Program

Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby Chip » Oct 19th, '10, 15:50

Sorry, just some quick photos to whet your whistles.

Interior close up.
Image

Image
User avatar
Chip
Mod/Admin
 
Posts: 22135
Joined: Apr 22nd, '
Location: Back in the TeaCave atop Mt. Fuji

Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby Herb_Master » Oct 19th, '10, 15:53

Nice one Chip, which number was this?
User avatar
Herb_Master
 
Posts: 1808
Joined: Jun 4th, '0
Location: Stockport, England

Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby Chip » Oct 19th, '10, 16:27

#9 HM!

"spirit" calls it "SEISHIN" in Japanese.


Love the shape ...
Image

Or maybe we should call it "Big Foot"? :mrgreen:
Image
User avatar
Chip
Mod/Admin
 
Posts: 22135
Joined: Apr 22nd, '
Location: Back in the TeaCave atop Mt. Fuji

Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby the_economist » Oct 19th, '10, 18:27

wow! the bubbles are brilliant. it may make the tea liquor look like some special bubbling spitfire elixir or somethin :)
User avatar
the_economist
 
Posts: 663
Joined: Sep 4th, '1

Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby Chip » Oct 19th, '10, 18:36

The cup is in da pot ... and now in cool down.
User avatar
Chip
Mod/Admin
 
Posts: 22135
Joined: Apr 22nd, '
Location: Back in the TeaCave atop Mt. Fuji

Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby Drax » Oct 19th, '10, 19:33

Ahhh, gawwwwjus!

Mine came today, but alas, all I have is a notice that it's being held at the Post Office. Unfortunately with work, I probably won't be able to pick it up until Thursday or Friday.

Double alas!
User avatar
Drax
 
Posts: 2558
Joined: Oct 16th, '
Location: Arlington, VA

Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby IPT » Oct 19th, '10, 21:12

Yours looks like bubbles Chip. My bubbles must have all popped during firing and are holes. I've got to take some photos to show you what I mean. I'll do that this evening.
User avatar
IPT
Vendor Member
 
Posts: 1556
Joined: Nov 13th, '
Location: Guilin, Guangxi China

Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby Chip » Oct 19th, '10, 21:32

IPT wrote:Yours looks like bubbles Chip. My bubbles must have all popped during firing and are holes. I've got to take some photos to show you what I mean. I'll do that this evening.

OK, thanks IPT. :mrgreen:
User avatar
Chip
Mod/Admin
 
Posts: 22135
Joined: Apr 22nd, '
Location: Back in the TeaCave atop Mt. Fuji

Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby debunix » Oct 19th, '10, 23:55

Oooh! So beautiful! Love the bubbles/holes/little circular lack of glazes whatever they are, and the translucency, and the delicacy of the glaze over the rough clay, wow.
User avatar
debunix
 
Posts: 5050
Joined: Jan 10th, '
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby Chip » Oct 20th, '10, 00:09

Victoria wrote:Yeah I saw those, I looked at all the pics quite throughly, even enlarging them. They did appear more like bubbles than holes. Such a unique glaze so beautiful. Perhaps more successful as an over glaze on top of another color. But that is what makes these so unique. I can't wait to see it in person. Congrats on being the first!!

debunix wrote:Oooh! So beautiful! Love the bubbles/holes/little circular lack of glazes whatever they are, and the translucency, and the delicacy of the glaze over the rough clay, wow.

Yeah, in person it is really so cool. I certainly never saw anything with so many of the features exhibited in this piece. I think mission accomplished.

The first goal was to convey the juxtaposition of really extreme oni Hagi with the translucent glaze. It is amazing how problematic this actually was.

After a 4+ hour soak, this certainly absorbs a lot of water, and the clay darkens. This will be a fun Hagi to watch.
User avatar
Chip
Mod/Admin
 
Posts: 22135
Joined: Apr 22nd, '
Location: Back in the TeaCave atop Mt. Fuji

Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby IPT » Oct 20th, '10, 02:03

I can't see how the crackles darken. It will look pretty awesome!
User avatar
IPT
Vendor Member
 
Posts: 1556
Joined: Nov 13th, '
Location: Guilin, Guangxi China

Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby IPT » Oct 20th, '10, 07:07

Here is mine. It looks like it might have been bubbles, but they are pretty much all popped.
Attachments
2.jpg
2.jpg (105.8 KiB) Viewed 649 times
User avatar
IPT
Vendor Member
 
Posts: 1556
Joined: Nov 13th, '
Location: Guilin, Guangxi China

Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby Serg » Oct 20th, '10, 07:53

The glaze is soooo beautiful! It's like a sky full of stars...
Also, I wouldn't complain about bubbles/holes. Anyone should feel lucky for posessing one of these cups, they are unique!
Serg
 
Posts: 50
Joined: Nov 3rd, '0
Location: Russia, Siberia

Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby kymidwife » Oct 20th, '10, 09:29

I am loving the bubbles and holes... can't wait to get mine, and hope there are some of both. Hagi pieces feel so very "alive", breathing and pulsing, with their own unique fingerprint, and a road of life ahead with so much anticipation for the growth and maturity and changes that come with each passing day.

Sarah
User avatar
kymidwife
 
Posts: 1334
Joined: May 10th, '
Location: Kentucky

Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby IPT » Oct 20th, '10, 09:30

I'm not complaining per se. The glaze is incredible, there's no questioning that. I'm just getting used to the holes. I've been using it and can't wait to see how it's going to age.
User avatar
IPT
Vendor Member
 
Posts: 1556
Joined: Nov 13th, '
Location: Guilin, Guangxi China

PreviousNext

Instant Messenger

Permissions
You cannot post new topics
You cannot reply to topics
You cannot edit your posts
You cannot delete your posts
You cannot post attachments
Navigation