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Re: TC TreasureHunt! DO NOT MISS THIS!!!

Postby Chip » Aug 18th, '11, 13:43

Treasure 3 from John Baymore. A beautiful teacup/wan. More photos will be in John's TeawareArtisan topic momentarily.

It is thrown, and wood fired. Smooth white stoneware body. 8.5 cm dia and 7 cm h. Weight 160 grams. This piece I do not have the kiln firing record for, but I think it was the summer 2010 firing. Glaze both interior and out is American Shino but it is fired mainly in oxidation, so I am thinking from chamber 4 which is where I do that mostly (for oribe glazes mainly). It has substantial flyash over the shino glaze and some nice flashing on the exposed clay foot.


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Re: TC TreasureHunt! DO NOT MISS THIS!!!

Postby Chip » Aug 18th, '11, 13:55

Treasure 4 by Andrzej of (almost) Electric Avenue. Another beautiful wan styled teacup. This has lots of character including the rim if you look closely.

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Re: TC TreasureHunt! DO NOT MISS THIS!!!

Postby Chip » Aug 18th, '11, 13:56

OK, the remaining four treasures will be posted later today. :mrgreen:
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Re: TC TreasureHunt! DO NOT MISS THIS!!!

Postby HanshinTigers » Aug 18th, '11, 13:59

Chip wrote:OK, the remaining four treasures will be posted later today. :mrgreen:


Thanks for posting that so I can stop jamming the refresh button for the next hour :mrgreen:
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Re: TC TreasureHunt! DO NOT MISS THIS!!!

Postby Chip » Aug 18th, '11, 14:08

HanshinTigers wrote:
Chip wrote:OK, the remaining four treasures will be posted later today. :mrgreen:


Thanks for posting that so I can stop jamming the refresh button for the next hour :mrgreen:

Yesssss, that was surprisingly forthcoming and considerate of me!!! :twisted: :lol: 8) :shock:

Family duty calls ... try not to burn down the forum til I return. :wink:
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Re: TC TreasureHunt! DO NOT MISS THIS!!!

Postby iannon » Aug 18th, '11, 14:22

HanshinTigers wrote:
Chip wrote:OK, the remaining four treasures will be posted later today. :mrgreen:


Thanks for posting that so I can stop jamming the refresh button for the next hour :mrgreen:

HA! Ditto here!
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Re: TC TreasureHunt! DO NOT MISS THIS!!!

Postby iannon » Aug 18th, '11, 14:22

HanshinTigers wrote:
Chip wrote:OK, the remaining four treasures will be posted later today. :mrgreen:


Thanks for posting that so I can stop jamming the refresh button for the next hour :mrgreen:

HA! Ditto here!.

odd...my first "double post' well i will just edit it and also say..OHHH AHHH Nice stuff!
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Re: TC TreasureHunt! DO NOT MISS THIS!!!

Postby TuoChaTea » Aug 18th, '11, 14:30

Unfortunately, we in Europe will have to go to sleep... at least I will have a nice new pictures at the morning.
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Re: TC TreasureHunt! DO NOT MISS THIS!!!

Postby Drax » Aug 18th, '11, 16:33

Wow, those are beautiful pieces! It was almost too much to view them for the first time all at once. Fortunately I was sitting down.

I think Chip has a well-crafted roll-out plan here for maximum tension... :D
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Re: TC TreasureHunt! DO NOT MISS THIS!!!

Postby bob » Aug 18th, '11, 17:03

Wow, very very nice treasures!

And the hunt was interesting too, especially at the very end. I got an unexpected visit and I barely managed to send the final answers in time!

Unfortunately, I had no idea about the treasure #1. Now I see the "hot legs" in Bill's avatar and the location is Homer, but what about Turquoise?

EDIT: Ah, I got it finally, the lovely turquoise cup from his thread? :oops:
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Re: TC TreasureHunt! DO NOT MISS THIS!!!

Postby Chip » Aug 18th, '11, 22:17

Treasure 5 by Michael Coffee, aka ShyRabbit. Yes, another beautiful TeaCup, this time "glazed with Yellow Crystal Matte and reduction fired." Who is the lucky TreasureHunter?

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Re: TC TreasureHunt! DO NOT MISS THIS!!!

Postby Chip » Aug 18th, '11, 22:24

Treasure 6 by cory lum. A beautiful "carved triangular yunomi." Who will be sipping from this very unique yunomi?

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Re: TC TreasureHunt! DO NOT MISS THIS!!!

Postby Chip » Aug 18th, '11, 22:38

Treasure 7 by Togei, aka David Morrison Pike of NanbanCeramics. A beautifully shaped, woodfired Yunomi to a lucky TreasureHunter!

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Re: TC TreasureHunt! DO NOT MISS THIS!!!

Postby Chip » Aug 18th, '11, 22:51

... and last but not least, an eager vendor who wanted to join in the fun of a TreasureHunt. Treasure 8 from IPT of Chinese-Tea-Culture. This little treasure Celadon Guinomi or GongFu cup "was made by Wu Yuanzhong and holds 30cc" and has oodles of charm and character.

Winner TBD and announced later!!! :mrgreen:

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Here is a link to another photo (to be fair I am only posting one photo per treasure in this topic). Had Mr. IPT created his TeaMerchandiser topic as he said he would, I would post them there. :lol: :mrgreen: hint hint ... and I will once he does create this topic.

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Re: TC TreasureHunt! DO NOT MISS THIS!!!

Postby Chip » Aug 18th, '11, 22:55

OK, that's all folks!

How do you like my new cups? :twisted: :wink: :mrgreen:

Thank you TeawareArtisans and IPT for your generous participation in TeaChat's first ever TreasureHunt!!!

And of course thank you to all you members who sought out the hidden Treasures!!!
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