NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVII

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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVII

Postby Fuyou » Jul 14th, '11, 19:47

Here is a bowl with a very obvious face.

A Kutani-yaki nodate chawan by Takaaki-
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And here is a chawan that was a little more difficult.

A Bizen-yaki chawan by Hisamoto Kouichi-
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I really like the Bizen one! The Kutani one had some crazing that I didn't notice in its auction photos...

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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVII

Postby iannon » Jul 14th, '11, 23:59

Daisen "Oil Spot" by T Suzuki

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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVII

Postby hopeofdawn » Jul 15th, '11, 10:47

Fuyou wrote:Here is a bowl with a very obvious face.

A Kutani-yaki nodate chawan by Takaaki-
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I really like the Bizen one! The Kutani one had some crazing that I didn't notice in its auction photos...


Wow, thank you for the explanation and the gorgeous photos. It lines up with what I'd guessed, but it's nice to have an expert opinion! And I love that Kutani-yaki chawan--I've looked at so many of them where the decorative elements are poor/indifferently painted. By comparison, yours looks gorgeous. :)

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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVII

Postby David R. » Jul 15th, '11, 11:33

Beautiful chawan Fuyou.

Iannon, Suzuki's oilspot cups are really amazing. Sometimes, I think their form is a bit too symmetrical, but the glaze is always stunning !

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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVII

Postby oak » Jul 15th, '11, 12:56

Fuyou wrote:... So, in short, it's up to the owner of the bowl, or the host of the tea ceremony.

Hallo Fuyou, it's interesting, but I have one doute, why it has to decide which is the face to the owner of the bowl, or the host of the tea ceremony. What function does this decision?. Greetings.

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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVII

Postby Fuyou » Jul 15th, '11, 16:52

David R, thank you very much.

hopeofdawn, thank you very much. I wouldn't say my opinion is expert, this is just what I gathered from tea lessons and reading :).

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Fuyou wrote:... So, in short, it's up to the owner of the bowl, or the host of the tea ceremony.

Hallo Fuyou, it's interesting, but I have one doute, why it has to decide which is the face to the owner of the bowl, or the host of the tea ceremony. What function does this decision?. Greetings.


In a tea ceremony, the face of the bowl should be presented to the guest, and the guest should not drink from the face of the bowl. This is a sign of respect to the maker of the bowl, as well as to the guest and host (respectively). That is why it is important to determine which side is the face.

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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVII

Postby iannon » Jul 15th, '11, 22:01

David R. wrote:Beautiful chawan Fuyou.

Iannon, Suzuki's oilspot cups are really amazing. Sometimes, I think their form is a bit too symmetrical, but the glaze is always stunning !


it is VERY symmetrical! but also quite beautiful as well I agree. this cup ..the clay..seems like its iron itself. very heavy/dense..you can maybe tell by the picture of the foot there. The other Suzuki on its way seems just as symmetrical as well!

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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVII

Postby oak » Jul 16th, '11, 01:54

Fuyou wrote:
oak wrote:
Fuyou wrote:... So, in short, it's up to the owner of the bowl, or the host of the tea ceremony.

Hallo Fuyou, it's interesting, but I have one doute, why it has to decide which is the face to the owner of the bowl, or the host of the tea ceremony. What function does this decision?. Greetings.


In a tea ceremony, the face of the bowl should be presented to the guest, and the guest should not drink from the face of the bowl. This is a sign of respect to the maker of the bowl, as well as to the guest and host (respectively). That is why it is important to determine which side is the face.


Ah, it's very interesting, is as if aesthetics had an important role?

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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVII

Postby iannon » Jul 17th, '11, 01:08

Chadefang Gaiwan set obtained second hand
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what the....!??
oh...it changes color..
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sorta matches the other small painted cups i have..

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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVII

Postby iannon » Jul 17th, '11, 01:16

Picked up this Kutani Yunomi..thought it would be perfect for my daughter.
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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVII

Postby oak » Jul 17th, '11, 05:34

I present my new tea corner with new acquisitions, cups, full and empty pots, awaiting the arrival of new leaves. I have also bought to very useful tools, a thermometer and a timer.

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I also made my first creations inspired by the tea leaves that will give shelter to wet leaves when they have given us its treasure.

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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVII

Postby lkj23 » Jul 17th, '11, 09:58

Nice Hisamoto Kouichi chawan fuyou, beautiful shape :P .

Beautiful sizuki cup iannon, I love the oilspot glazes, very nice :P :P and very nice the gaiwan too :P

Nice creation oak :P , are they made with clay?

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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVII

Postby oak » Jul 17th, '11, 11:02

lkj23 wrote:
Nice creation oak :P , are they made with clay?


No, not clay, it is a modeling paste that dry with air, so it is not the clay itself that it is cooked.

After cooling I gave it layers of paint and fixacril so to can be used liquids.

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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVII

Postby oak » Jul 17th, '11, 11:15

I think that "la pasta de modelar" is not the same as "modeling paste". :wink:

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Re: NEWEST CHAPTER! Show Off Your Pots and Cups XVII

Postby Tobias » Jul 17th, '11, 11:45

Yunomi made by Shyrabbit:
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