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

Postby Chip » Aug 24th, '11, 13:18

The winner of Treasure 1 is ... Rhondabee

Chip wrote:Treasure 1. A beautiful cup/wan from Bill of SplitFirePottery ... Surprise, it is NOT turquoise. :mrgreen: I believe this piece was fired on its side, resting on 3 shells?

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

Postby Chip » Aug 24th, '11, 13:19

The winner of Treasure 2 is ... Gargoylekitty


Chip wrote:Treasure 2 by Shawn of GreenwoodStudio. A beautiful wood fired shino teacup/wan to a lucky TreasureHunter!

Teacup, wood-fired iron rich stoneware w/ shino and iron brushwork

This one has been glazed with a nice smooth shino glaze that takes on golden hues. It has some very minimal iron brushwork decoration. It measures 3-3.5"w (because of its asymmetry) x 2"t and holds approx. 7 oz at full capacity (to the rim)


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

Postby Chip » Aug 24th, '11, 13:21

The winner of Treasure 3 is ... Iannon


Chip wrote: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 24th, '11, 13:22

The winner of Treasure 4 is ... Bob


Chip wrote: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 24th, '11, 13:24

The winner of Treasure 5 is ... Exmechanistic

Chip wrote: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 24th, '11, 13:26

The winner of Treasure 6 is ... Karmaplace

Chip wrote: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 24th, '11, 13:28

The winner of Treasure 7 is ... Tobias

Chip wrote: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 24th, '11, 13:30

The winner of Treasure 8 is ... Hanshintigers

Chip wrote:... 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.

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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 AdamMY » Aug 24th, '11, 13:31

Congratulations to all of the Winners! Those are some great pieces there!
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Re: TC TreasureHunt! DO NOT MISS THIS!!!

Postby Chip » Aug 24th, '11, 13:50

Good sport, Adam!

And a reminder, it is the responsibility of the winner to claim their prize by emailing their shipping info to teachatmoderator@yahoo.com You must email this info to me, I will forward this information to the artisan.

Your prize will be shipped by the artisan (or IPT for #8 ) directly to you. Include your full name and shipping address. If your package will be shipped by the artisan to another country, please include phone number for customs forms.

Sadly, failure to email this information within 10 days of this posting will result in forfeiture of your prize and a drawing will be held for a new winner.
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Re: TC TreasureHunt! DO NOT MISS THIS!!!

Postby Drax » Aug 24th, '11, 16:09

Ah, better luck next time, I suppose, but what an awesome contest!

Congratulations to all the winners, and I hope to see lots of pictures of these beauties in action!
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Re: WINNERS! TreasureHunt! WINNERS!

Postby gargoylekitty » Aug 24th, '11, 22:47

Ah, it's so pretty! Well, they all are, but still, happy! Congrats to the other winners and best of luck in any future things to everyone else! Also, thanks once again to the artists, IPT, and Chip for doing this!
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Re: WINNERS! TreasureHunt! WINNERS!

Postby rhondabee » Aug 24th, '11, 22:58

Wow, I can't believe I won - & it was my favorite! I haven't won anything since the 1990's when I won some Soundgarden stuff off of the video jukebox channel :)

I'll be sure to post a picture of it.

Thank you to Bill Perrine for the beautiful cup & to Chip organizing this!
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Re: WINNERS! TreasureHunt! WINNERS!

Postby iannon » Aug 25th, '11, 12:12

what awesome news to log on to! amazing! Very many thanks to The Artisans/vendors and to Chip our Mod! just so cool...
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Re: WINNERS! TreasureHunt! WINNERS!

Postby bob » Aug 25th, '11, 12:29

YES!!! I won a gorgeous tea cup! This is so cool! :mrgreen:

Thanks again to all the participating artisans, vendors, TeaChat members and of course Chip!

I'll definitely let you know how the cup performs in action!
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