Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea


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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby Petr Novák » Mar 12th, '12, 15:40

Thank you all for your comments, those black ones are very pleased :)

I have just posted new post on my blog...enjoy http://potsandtea.blogspot.com/

There are not only successes...here is one of evidences. To tired I think :)
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby andrzej bero » Mar 12th, '12, 15:55

... and insted of teapot you have cha hai?
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby Petr Novák » Mar 12th, '12, 16:00

Luckily it was only melted pot in this firing...but some glazes have made pools on my kiln furniture...

the shino is not the case...
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby Petr Novák » Mar 17th, '12, 11:10

Another pieces from the last firing, which I haven't shared yet, is a ceramic kettle. I call it "The Psychidelic Teakettle". It was fired twice to 1220°C. First time with the grey slip and then I glazed it by feldspare...Inside it is without glaze. So far it works on both charcoal as well as on electric cooking stove.
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby Drax » Mar 17th, '12, 11:32

Wow, what a great looking kettle! Very reminiscent of the "arare" (hail) type of Japanese metal kettles.

In fact, maybe more to the original intent of the "arare" as it seems quite natural and very close to frozen water droplets...

Very cool!
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby MIKE_B » Mar 17th, '12, 22:44

I just ordered your black shiboridashi from lifeinateacup. Can't wait to get it into my hands.
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby Petr Novák » Mar 18th, '12, 04:54

Drax wrote:Wow, what a great looking kettle! Very reminiscent of the "arare" (hail) type of Japanese metal kettles
Thanks Drax. In fact, when I have pull it out from the kiln my first thouth was that this is too much. Too expressive for tea kettle. But then I have tried it, saw it with other tea utensils and I changed my mind...

MIKE_B wrote:I just ordered your black shiboridashi from lifeinateacup. Can't wait to get it into my hands.
I hope you will like it Mike! And any comment is welcome.
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby Chip » Mar 18th, '12, 12:32

It is a very eye-catching kettle! I would have considered adding it to my order if I had use for this type of kettle at this point in time. Hopefully one day in the future!
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby Petr Novák » Mar 18th, '12, 17:07

Thanks!

Two kilns back, I have started to put aside one pieces from every kiln in order to create my personal "the best of collection". Here are first two pieces:
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Those who are interested to know more about this "project", please visit my blog http://potsandtea.blogspot.com/2012/03/ ... -gems.html
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby tst » Mar 19th, '12, 14:41

Amazing caddy.

I'll have to go all in on that one.

After I post some photos of the amazing pieces you already sent us! :D
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby Chip » Mar 20th, '12, 23:29

Salvaged from the Titanic? Nope ... a Petr tree bark kyusu he made for me a while ago ...

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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby debunix » Mar 21st, '12, 01:05

Cool!
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby David R. » Mar 21st, '12, 10:20

Raw as you can get ! Perfect combo with The Rock, no ?

Great pot !
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby Chip » Mar 21st, '12, 15:19

Yes, very cool and works very nicely with the "ROCK." This is not even its good side ...
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby Petr Novák » Mar 23rd, '12, 13:58

Chip, thank you for taking picture of that teapot. I almost forget that it has gone to your direction...nice shot.

Here is few pictures of one shibo from charcoal part of our kiln. Honestly, I have put it aside during unloading of the kiln and found it few days back...It is quite small, around 90ml, with silky glaze inside.

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