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Show Off Your Pots and Cups XII

by chicagopotter » Sep 30th, '09, 23:10

Moderator Edit: Welcome to Chapter XII. You can revisit the conclusion of the previous chapter by clicking here.

Just received a neat little teapot from Hong Seong Il http://blog.naver.com/ttogariiof Korea. It's not very big at 150ml, but what it lacks in size it fully makes up in character. Included were two matching teacups which hold about 50-60ml each. All three pieces are glazed in Shino with wood ash accents fired to cone 7 in gas reduction.

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Seong il was also very kind to include two Korean teas, a green and a yellow. I believe they are from the Boesong.

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Unfortunately haven't had the chance to try the teapot or tea just yet...

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Re: Show Off Your Pots and Cups XI

by Chip » Sep 30th, '09, 23:38

Wow, great wares! Really different. Thanks for sharing with us, Chris.

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Re: Show Off Your Pots and Cups XI

by Geekgirl » Oct 8th, '09, 19:08

Wow, 8 days since anything has been posted to "show off." :shock: You guys have been falling down on the job, I KNOW you've been acquiring teawarez...

Oh wait! I have too! Get back to work, Geek!

New teapot which I've been desiring for many months. Finally couldn't resist any longer:

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New biwa that I am enjoying so much:

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(ugh. color correction, stat! that'll teach me to edit on the netbook.)


and your little dog too, nyahhahahaha!!!

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P.S., there's more where that came from. :shock: :lol:

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Re: Show Off Your Pots and Cups XI

by Chip » Oct 8th, '09, 19:41

Really awesome, Geek! I like the base partially deox fired Kyusu, I have wanted a "plain one" by Shoryu like it for a few years. The Phaleonopsis orchids with the "sun" background is very cool!

Enjoy ... along with the equally awesome Biwa!

Say hey to Murphy.

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Re: Show Off Your Pots and Cups XI

by Victoria » Oct 8th, '09, 20:01

Ohhh nice pot! Congrats!
Aww sweetie pup!

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Re: Show Off Your Pots and Cups XI

by woozl » Oct 8th, '09, 20:14

I thought I might use this for a tea caddie.
The lid is tight, but I wouldn't keep greens in there.
maybe a weeks worth of 2nd flush darj, or something.

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I believe I am partial, seing as my sweetie made this.

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Re: Show Off Your Pots and Cups XI

by geeber1 » Oct 8th, '09, 20:28

Lovely pot, Geek! And adorable pup!

Woozl, that blue glaze in the canister is beautiful. Your wife is doing a great job!

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Re: Show Off Your Pots and Cups XI

by Victoria » Oct 8th, '09, 20:32

Wow that is way cool! Love the jolt of interior color!!

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Re: Show Off Your Pots and Cups XI

by Geekgirl » Oct 8th, '09, 20:39

She seems to have quite a natural affinity for clay. Wonderful stuff!

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Re: Show Off Your Pots and Cups XI

by Chip » Oct 8th, '09, 20:53

Tight fit too, she is becoming more proficient as well as naturally talanted. Thanks for sharin' Woozl.

When is she opening her own etsy?

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Re: Show Off Your Pots and Cups XI

by woozl » Oct 8th, '09, 20:54

Thanks for all the + comments.
Yeah, I dunno where it comes from, I wish she started up 10 yrs. ago.
However, I am very glad she has found her voice.
Also i love the cool pottery :mrgreen:

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Re: Show Off Your Pots and Cups XI

by Geekgirl » Oct 10th, '09, 18:47

Seto Yuzuriha handpainted teacup. These cups are traditionally produced and handpainted only by women.

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Re: Show Off Your Pots and Cups XI

by geeber1 » Oct 10th, '09, 19:10

Geek, that is really a beautiful cup! I love the vibrant colors and it has a definite female "vibe."

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Re: Show Off Your Pots and Cups XI

by Chip » Oct 10th, '09, 19:17

geeber1 wrote:Geek, that is really a beautiful cup! I love the vibrant colors and it has a definite female "vibe."
Yep! But I can still call it beautiful, right?

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Re: Show Off Your Pots and Cups XI

by bryan_drinks_tea » Oct 10th, '09, 20:08

I just bought this today. I am new to the small "gong fu" style teapots, so please give me your input. thanks! :)
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