HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"


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Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby Stentor » Oct 20th, '10, 09:57

Mine arrived today!
I hope it's ok to post a couple of pics. If it's too many, please let me know.

Behold, Hagi SO12-#7

The unboxing...
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Drumroll...

Taadaaaa...
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The shape is beautiful and feels great in your hands. Also, the cup is quite a bit heavier than I expected, which is a pleasant surprise to me.
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Inside. Just "bubbles", not "holes" here (except one tiny "crater")
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So now, it's taking a bath.
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Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby Chip » Oct 20th, '10, 11:29

EDIT since Stentor posted while I was.

Kewl IPT and Stentor ...

I don't know if I can get as close up as IPT's with this old P&S, but gonna try I guess. :mrgreen:

#9 has them inside and out, but mostly concentrated in the interior bottom. They look like they were bubbles that "popped" and then filled in with translucent glaze. I have to get a magnifyer out and check it out.

Aging will be a curious thing. :mrgreen:

Hmm, I usually rinse with very hot water after using, then pat dry and set out in open air. This one might call for turning upside down ...

Going to use it shortly.
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Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby Victoria » Oct 20th, '10, 11:50

Wow thanks Stentor! The picture progression, was just like being there. I felt the anticipation. It's lovely!! Congrats!
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Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby twinofmunin » Oct 20th, '10, 12:13

I have gone to the post office and picked mine up...
...it's in the car, waiting for me to finish work...
Hagi Birthday to me, Hagi Birthday to me... ! (It is, actually, my birthday. Perfect timing!)
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Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby Chip » Oct 20th, '10, 12:16

twinofmunin wrote:I have gone to the post office and picked mine up...
...it's in the car, waiting for me to finish work...
Hagi Birthday to me, Hagi Birthday to me... ! (It is, actually, my birthday. Perfect timing!)

Woot! HappyHagiBirthday to you 'twino'! :mrgreen:
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Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby Victoria » Oct 20th, '10, 12:22

Oh great!! Happy Birthday!! And to your TWIN too!
Hagi for everyone!! hahaha! :lol:
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Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby Chesslover » Oct 20th, '10, 13:00

Happy birthday twino...

I hope mine gets here before my birthday (4th January)... :D
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Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby Chip » Oct 20th, '10, 13:03

Chesslover wrote:I hope mine gets here before my birthday (4th January)... :D

Well, there is a guy in Russia who would like to divert yours to him ... and his birthday is coincidentally on the 27th of October! :mrgreen:
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Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby Nenugal » Oct 20th, '10, 13:04

happy birthday, twinofmunin!
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Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby Stentor » Oct 20th, '10, 15:02

Victoria wrote:Wow thanks Stentor! The picture progression, was just like being there. I felt the anticipation. It's lovely!! Congrats!


Thanks. That's what I was trying to accomplish. I'm glad you like it.

twinofmunin wrote:I have gone to the post office and picked mine up...
...it's in the car, waiting for me to finish work...
Hagi Birthday to me, Hagi Birthday to me... ! (It is, actually, my birthday. Perfect timing!)


That's a great time for it to arrive then! :) Happy Birthday!!
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Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby David R. » Oct 20th, '10, 15:15

That's a hell of a gift ! Happy birthday !

I love the cracks on that one.
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Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby Chip » Oct 20th, '10, 19:11

... bubbly! Sans holes.
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Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby Chip » Oct 20th, '10, 19:23

Maiden voyage with Shuppin sencha from Maiko.

Is it just me, or does this look like it has been used constantly for 20 years? Love it ...
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Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby twinofmunin » Oct 20th, '10, 19:38

$deity, this glaze is breathtaking. :shock: I have mostly bubbles and a few legit holes... I don't mind them, though. :)

The colour also changes depending on lighting... in my kitchen, it looks a great deal more purple than elsewhere... I'll have to look at it under a full-spectrum and sunlight and things. :D
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Re: HAGI SO 12 "Spirits"

Postby Victoria » Oct 20th, '10, 19:58

In a galaxy far, far away ...

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