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Re: NEW/Official/Different Yixing Show Off Topic!

by Maitre_Tea » Dec 11th 09 4:51 am

I love the golden flecks in the clay...how functional do you think it is for the size? I would love to get such a small pot, but I'm a little afraid that the pouring might be weird.

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by trent » Dec 11th 09 6:54 am

I had a 1970's 40ml yixing that made excellent aged sheng, but I sold it... it was just too small.

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by TIM » Dec 11th 09 3:37 pm

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my new favor, 40 ml 秀春 shuiping pot.
Clay: Ben Shan Mou Lu Ni.
Size: 40 ml
Age/Year: 80's.
Marks: 秀春 / Square make in Yixing
Walls: Thick (for the proportion) / med. fired
Pour: Smooth +/- 2 sec. Straight clean / No drips.
Source: Old Hong Kong Collector
Tea Pairing: Traditional High Fired Anxi TGY
Info: Great for one person Traditional Kung Fu session. Produce around 10 ml per steep when packed to the top. Lid fit perfectly with great pour. This medium fired pot soaks in heat like stone, and slowly release the energy. Perfect for High Roasted Anxi, you have to press the lid to extract the tea like espresso while pouring. It rounds up the structure and brighten the high notes of my high roasted TGY.
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by tingjunkie » Dec 11th 09 4:15 pm

Thanks for the update Tim. I figured it might be good for a heavily roasted TGY. I'm surprised a full pot of leaf only leaves room for 10ml in the end! :shock: Must be potent.

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by Tead Off » Dec 11th 09 5:36 pm

Tim,

What does mou mean in Ben shan mou lu ni?

I was always under the impression that benshan luni was lighter in color.

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by TIM » Dec 11th 09 10:33 pm

Tead Off wrote:Tim,

What does mou mean in Ben shan mou lu ni?

I was always under the impression that benshan luni was lighter in color.
mou=ink or darker

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by IPT » Dec 17th 09 9:10 am

- Clay type: Zini, high fired
- Size of pot: 170ml
- Age:Purchased in the 1990's.
- Thickness: Average thickness
- Purchase: Yixing
- Tea used:Yixing Hong Cha
- Qualities: Nice quality Zisha with a good pour.
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by TIM » Dec 24th 09 3:17 am

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I am 'testing' this for the holidays : ) A 1970s/80s Yixing-Export Kyusu.
Around 180-200ml. Using it both for water and tea for the moment, if I am drunk enough, will test it for boiling water over white charcoal :roll:

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by shogun89 » Dec 28th 09 6:20 pm

Just got these for Christmas, being used to cheap $10 pots, these are a real treat. I can defiantly notice a difference in the quality of the pot and the tea they brew. The first is my new sheng pot and the later is my shou pot.
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Qing Hui Ni Clay "Xi Shi" 200ml
Mining area: Fudong township
Kiln temperature: approx. 950 C.
Contraction: approx. 45%-55%.
Maker : Zhou Shun Fang

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Hong Ni Clay "Shui Ping Hu" 130ml
Clay Type:Number One Hong Ni Mine
Volume:130ml
Maker:Zhou Hua Qiang

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by MarshalN » Dec 28th 09 7:06 pm

Where did you get them?

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by shogun89 » Dec 29th 09 12:25 am

YSLLC

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by IPT » Dec 29th 09 1:17 am

How much did you pay for that tea tray? I have the same one on my desk in my office. I bought mine for $4.00. It is a great little tray.

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by Tead Off » Dec 29th 09 2:12 am

IPT wrote:How much did you pay for that tea tray? I have the same one on my desk in my office. I bought mine for $4.00. It is a great little tray.
You must have bought that in China to pay so little. I can't imagine any vendor selling that for so little. Good buy! :mrgreen:

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by shogun89 » Dec 29th 09 2:29 am

I got it for $10 I believe, nice tray indeed for the price.

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by IPT » Dec 29th 09 7:02 am

I picked it up from the factory that makes them.