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Very unique old teapot

Postby elps99 » Oct 6th, '13, 13:59

sleepless night.
trying out tea with seldom used tea pot
thanks for viewing
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Re: very unique old teapot

Postby elps99 » Oct 6th, '13, 13:59

another view
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Re: very unique old teapot

Postby elps99 » Oct 6th, '13, 14:01

ANOTHER PIECE
ANOTHER VIEW
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Re: very unique old teapot

Postby MarshalN » Oct 7th, '13, 13:06

Well, while we're at it, a point of comparison

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Re: very unique old teapot

Postby Teaism » Oct 7th, '13, 13:20

Nice comparison Mr C :D
Well done!
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Re: Very unique old teapot

Postby TIM » Oct 7th, '13, 21:59

Joining the fun:
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Re: Very unique old teapot

Postby Evan Draper » Oct 7th, '13, 22:48

dag, that 3-curve teapot's a BBW. Look at that hefty collar.
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Re: Very unique old teapot

Postby BioHorn » Oct 7th, '13, 23:24

A picture is worth...
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Re: Very unique old teapot

Postby elps99 » Oct 8th, '13, 13:02

thanks for responding
I have no slightest idea about wordings in pot.
BUT found few similar to your 'wording style'

no chance to use yet . too big size
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Re: Very unique old teapot

Postby elps99 » Oct 8th, '13, 13:02

one more view...
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Re: Very unique old teapot

Postby elps99 » Oct 8th, '13, 13:03

another piece here with similar writing

but very dirty. haven't clean since bought
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Re: Very unique old teapot

Postby TIM » Oct 8th, '13, 14:25

Not sure about your last one bro...

Here are some more:

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Dirtiest up to date:
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Re: very unique old teapot

Postby Fabien » Oct 8th, '13, 17:08

elps99 wrote:ANOTHER PIECE
ANOTHER VIEW


Same feelings than Tim and MarshalN, nice teapots but certainly not unique ones : http://www.teachat.com/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=11539&p=246441&hilit=zhuni+li+xing#p246441 and maybe not that old (that's my feeling about the one I own).
But, anyway, still lovely pots :)
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Re: Very unique old teapot

Postby brandon » Oct 9th, '13, 08:58

I'm not sure if you are asking or just showing? Your most recent pot doesn't bear much relation to the first few, which bear the marking Meng Chen or Meng Chen Zi. This is something of an homage to a class of teapots ostensibly popularized by a potter named Meng Chen, and widely copied. They are codified as one of "Four Treasures."
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The rest of the text refers somewhat poetically to the size of the teapot - I think it might be borrowing from some text on gongfu cha that describes the ideal pot.

It might be worth doing a careful comparison of the texture of Marshal's pot and the quality of the carving to your pots.
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Re: very unique old teapot

Postby chrl42 » Oct 10th, '13, 22:51

MarshalN wrote:Well, while we're at it, a point of comparison

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Now that IS late-Qing's clay and firing (and the fashion of making) :)

Nice comparison!
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