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Postby Chip » Mar 5th, '14, 22:26

Muadeeb wrote:Those are a couple stunning collections. The little kyusus (kyusi?) with the oversized handles- so cute! :P
Plural of Kyusu is simply kyusu. :mrgreen: So you add clarity in the context. Of course, Kyusu is Japanese for teapot ... is there a name for Korean teapot?
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Postby Tead Off » Mar 5th, '14, 23:04

Chip wrote:
Muadeeb wrote:Those are a couple stunning collections. The little kyusus (kyusi?) with the oversized handles- so cute! :P
Plural of Kyusu is simply kyusu. :mrgreen: So you add clarity in the context. Of course, Kyusu is Japanese for teapot ... is there a name for Korean teapot?

The Korean word is ch'akwan for teapot. This is a back handled one.
Ch'at chonja is side handled.
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Postby Chip » Mar 5th, '14, 23:07

Tead Off wrote:
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Muadeeb wrote:Those are a couple stunning collections. The little kyusus (kyusi?) with the oversized handles- so cute! :P
Plural of Kyusu is simply kyusu. :mrgreen: So you add clarity in the context. Of course, Kyusu is Japanese for teapot ... is there a name for Korean teapot?

The Korean word is ch'akwan for teapot. This is a back handled one.
Ch'at chonja is side handled.

Thanks, next time we are with Korean friends, I will have to ask for pronunciation.
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Re: Tead Off, TEAWARE ONLINE

Postby Tead Off » Mar 12th, '14, 00:33

More work coming from Kim Eung Chul. Please stay tuned! :D
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Postby Tead Off » Mar 12th, '14, 01:52

More work from KIM EUNG CHUL HERE.
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Postby Tead Off » Mar 13th, '14, 02:38

Saggar fired teapot from Kim Eung Chul. Beautiful finishes can be produced with the use of a saggar, which is a type of box that the item is fired in. Essentially, it prevents any debris during the firing of the kiln from falling on it. Saggars can also be loaded with material which combusts during the firing giving certain effects to the item. This is a particular beauty, I think.
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Re: Tead Off, TEAWARE ONLINE

Postby CWarren » Mar 15th, '14, 17:29

The new Hong Seong-il ch'at chonja set I just ordered from Tead Off. It's absolutely beautiful.

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Postby William » Mar 15th, '14, 17:37

CWarren wrote:The new Hong Seong-il ch'at chonja set I just ordered from Tead Off. It's absolutely beautiful.

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Postby debunix » Mar 15th, '14, 18:23

Gorgeous set--subtle and magnificent!
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Re: Tead Off, TEAWARE ONLINE

Postby Tead Off » Mar 19th, '14, 23:20

All works by Seong il have sold out.
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Re: Tead Off, TEAWARE ONLINE

Postby 茶藝-TeaArt08 » Mar 20th, '14, 00:56

Tead Off wrote:All works by Seong il have sold out.


It only seems right that they are all gone. I lingered long on a few pieces but with an upcoming return trip to Taiwan I have had to set aside some teaware money for the trip.

Teadoff, thank you for making the Seong il pieces available to the community here. The Korean aesthetic is rich and differs from the Japanese and Chinese/Taiwanese counterparts. There is a wonderful sense of whimsy, vivacity, and beauty in the pieces!

Blessings!
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Re: Tead Off, TEAWARE ONLINE

Postby Tead Off » Mar 20th, '14, 01:34

茶藝-TeaArt08 wrote:
Tead Off wrote:All works by Seong il have sold out.


It only seems right that they are all gone. I lingered long on a few pieces but with an upcoming return trip to Taiwan I have had to set aside some teaware money for the trip.

Teadoff, thank you for making the Seong il pieces available to the community here. The Korean aesthetic is rich and differs from the Japanese and Chinese/Taiwanese counterparts. There is a wonderful sense of whimsy, vivacity, and beauty in the pieces!

Blessings!

Quite true, and the Korean teaware is probably the least accessible to many westerners. I still have works by Eung Chul who is also a very creative potter. Hopefully, I will be able to get more work from him, too.

There are also a few Yixing teapots left. Thank you to all those who bought some of these.
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Re: Tead Off, TEAWARE ONLINE

Postby JRS22 » Mar 20th, '14, 03:21

茶藝-TeaArt08 wrote:
Tead Off wrote:All works by Seong il have sold out.


It only seems right that they are all gone. I lingered long on a few pieces but with an upcoming return trip to Taiwan I have had to set aside some teaware money for the trip.

Teadoff, thank you for making the Seong il pieces available to the community here. The Korean aesthetic is rich and differs from the Japanese and Chinese/Taiwanese counterparts. There is a wonderful sense of whimsy, vivacity, and beauty in the pieces!

Blessings!


+1 except that I didn't just linger. I purchased a red copper teapot and cup, as well as a server in the same glaze. Sometimes I choose my tea according to what brews well in this pot, or in my serene copper glazed Eung Chul pot and server.
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Re: Tead Off, TEAWARE ONLINE

Postby Tead Off » Mar 20th, '14, 03:41

JRS22 wrote:+1 except that I didn't just linger. I purchased a red copper teapot and cup, as well as a server in the same glaze. Sometimes I choose my tea according to what brews well in this pot, or in my serene copper glazed Eung Chul pot and server.

Can you tell us what teas you like in the various Seong il and Eung Chul teapots that you have? Are there any teas that just don't work with any of them for you? I know you have both unglazed and glazed interiors.
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