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Re: New! HAGI SSO SENDAI. Relief for Japan.

by Seeker » Jun 6th, '11, 13:21

Mine arrived too!
Beautiful.

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Re: New! HAGI SSO SENDAI. Relief for Japan.

by Drax » Jun 6th, '11, 18:46

And yet no pictures from anybody yet...??! For shame... :D

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Re: New! HAGI SSO SENDAI. Relief for Japan.

by Chip » Jun 6th, '11, 19:44

Seeker wrote:Beautiful.
Yeah, fo sho!

I was looking at this with a 2X or so magnifyer/spot light. There is a LOT going on with this glaze. Check it out. Very cool. I won't say much more yet, but there is more than meets the camera's eye.

This is one of the standard footed pieces, oh, and the feel of the cup, such a great Summer/warm weather cup. There is a surprising lightness as at first glance it says, "heavy." The shape resembles Tempest, til it approaches the flare at the top. The flare is well done, feels quite right. Any other similarity to Tempest is likely non existent.

I am guessing this is quite a different feeling cup than the more limited notched foot.

Using this today, it holds 6 ounces if you want it to, but it felt quite right with 3, 4, or 5 ounces.

OK, I said more than I wanted to, I don't want to spoil everyone's fun! :mrgreen:

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Re: New! HAGI SSO SENDAI. Relief for Japan.

by IPT » Jun 6th, '11, 23:55

Drax wrote:And yet no pictures from anybody yet...??! For shame... :D
I do believe we are waiting for Chip's. :lol:

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Re: New! HAGI SSO SENDAI. Relief for Japan.

by IPT » Jun 6th, '11, 23:57

Chip wrote:
Seeker wrote:Beautiful.
Yeah, fo sho!

I was looking at this with a 2X or so magnifyer/spot light. There is a LOT going on with this glaze. Check it out. Very cool. I won't say much more yet, but there is more than meets the camera's eye.
You are so right! I used a jeweler's loupe on it last night and the glaze has a lot more too it than you can really see with the naked eye. Really fun stuff!

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Re: New! HAGI SSO SENDAI. Relief for Japan.

by debunix » Jun 7th, '11, 00:23

Chip wrote: There is a LOT going on with this glaze. Check it out. Very cool.
Send it to me for a little while, and I'd be happy to try to unlock some of its secrets for you...

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Bubbles by debunix, on Flickr

....and upload them to TC, even.....although I might be a little slooow in returning it..... ; )

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Re: New! HAGI SSO SENDAI. Relief for Japan.

by Drax » Jun 7th, '11, 06:41

:lol: well Chip apparently has an excuse... something about a virus. The rest of you, though.... :?:

I had mine sent SAL because the Post Office will usually leave it at my doorstep. Otherwise I've got to go to the Post Office in person, and that can take awhile given work schedules...

So it ends up being slow either way... :lol:

*twiddle thumbs*

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Re: New! HAGI SSO SENDAI. Relief for Japan.

by Tobias » Jun 7th, '11, 13:19

Just got mine:
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Re: New! HAGI SSO SENDAI. Relief for Japan.

by debunix » Jun 7th, '11, 17:55

Excellent!

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Re: New! HAGI SSO SENDAI. Relief for Japan.

by Drax » Jun 7th, '11, 19:20

All right, Tobias! Thanks! :D

Boy, it looks so...... thirsty.....! :D

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Re: New! HAGI SSO SENDAI. Relief for Japan.

by IPT » Jun 7th, '11, 21:37

It does look thirsty.

You had better give it a long drink. :D

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Re: New! HAGI SSO SENDAI. Relief for Japan.

by Chip » Jun 7th, '11, 22:04

Thanks Tobias!

Have been giving this Sendai LOTS of sencha in the last 2 days!!! I really like the feel and look of this piece!!! :mrgreen:

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Re: New! HAGI SSO SENDAI. Relief for Japan.

by DBentz » Jun 7th, '11, 23:22

Image

Mine came too.
But does posting an explicit picture of it risk my seat in Congress?
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Re: New! HAGI SSO SENDAI. Relief for Japan.

by Chip » Jun 7th, '11, 23:26

DBentz wrote:Image
Mine came too.
But does posting an explicit picture of it risk my seat in Congress?
I would vote for your reelection under the Hagi Party, though not the TeaParty ... :lol:

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Re: New! HAGI SSO SENDAI. Relief for Japan.

by Nenugal » Jun 8th, '11, 03:08

My Sendai has just arrived at the post office, so it seems I will need to take a walk in the lunch break today :mrgreen:

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