debunix wrote:I've just finished another few days at the satellite office where my "Snowdrifts" Hagi lives, drinking out of it exclusively, and it is so utterly distinct from the "Rock", both with the final element being a simple white glaze, that I am quite sure that any new glaze, applied to something formed with such artistry and skill, will yield a quite fabulous result.
I can be patient a while longer.....maybe....
I will answer this with a PM I sent to someone today as it conveys my sentiments ...
Chip wrote: ... there was a lot of R&D and T&E going into this one. Each test firing uses up at least another month. BUT I think the tests are now over. This is a completely new glaze for Eiichi.
I was determined that despite how anxious I am, I would not pester and keep asking when when when, instead allowing the artisan to develop this at his own pace.
I will add that Snowdrifts is possibly my fave SO, the ROCK is up there, but I have pulled Snowdrifts off the shelf at least 100 times. It has aged beautifully.
The ROCK sits like a piece of art on the shelf next to Snowdrifts, used a handful of times. I am sure its day will come, but for now I look at and admire it each day while sipping morning tea.