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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

by Chip » Jun 6th 13 5:17 pm

Peacock wrote:New teaboat in action.
Hmmm, img for your image is not working.

For now, here is a linky ...

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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

by Peacock » Jun 6th 13 7:45 pm

Sorry for that. I posted it on my smartphone and thanks Chip!

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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

by debunix » Jun 6th 13 8:18 pm

Weirdly, the link in your first post to the teaboat photo showed up fine in the Tapatalk app on my phone, but won't show up here except with Chip's link.

Either way, it looks like a sweet setup!

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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

by debunix » Jun 9th 13 7:23 am

So happy with my recent shipment from Petr: I wanted some cha he made especially with photography in mind, and he came up with pieces that enhance rather than distract from the tea, and are easy to photograph well--not too shiny or deep or patterned

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and then, just before those were to be shipped, this little teabark pot was posted and I fell in love:

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The subtle color variations plus the texture make for a very lively surface, and it's even got a little flower, or perhaps a paw print, for added fun

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best of all is that it seems to really take to darker oolongs, and to the first Wuyi teas I've tried with it, seeming to emanate delicious tea scents from the pores of the clay near the spout--something I've not noticed in any other piece of teaware.

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It pairs very nicely with this rocky guinomi from Mark Smalley

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although I'm having fun pairing it with other cups as well.
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

by Risdt » Jun 9th 13 3:46 pm

That teabark pot is just wonderful, even it looks match the characteristics of wuyi tea perfectly. I cannot stop drooling :lol:

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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

by Petr Novák » Jun 15th 13 7:24 pm

debunix wrote:So happy with my recent shipment from Petr
Dear Debunix, I am not sure what to say more then big thanks. I really aprichite your support, your interest and I am more then happy to hear that the teapot-clay works so nicely with your wui teas. It is great! Thank you very much for sharing.

Here is few shots of yunomi in golden tenmoku glaze, in front of our bamboo forest (ok, bamboo grove:)) Yes, it was sunny day today...
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

by debunix » Jun 15th 13 9:46 pm

Subtle and gorgeous.

And you're welcome, as always. Thank you for making such lovely teaware.

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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

by yalokinh » Jun 18th 13 5:02 pm

Thanks to Petr Novak for this beautiful pot.

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Petr Novak tree bark tea pot by ntman98, on Flickr

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Petr Novak tree bark tea pot by ntman98, on Flickr

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Petr Novak tree bark tea pot by ntman98, on Flickr

love the differences in the sides, one melted, the other charred with a spot of white. Thanks Petr, you made my summer

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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

by victoria3 » Jun 19th 13 3:57 am

wow that's a real beauty. A stunner.

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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

by Devoted135 » Jun 20th 13 10:13 pm

I couldn't be more pleased with this teeny teapot from Petr Novak. :D I love all the little details in the glaze effects on the outside, and it pours like a charm. I had a hard time getting my camera to focus properly, so I'm going to try again another day.

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Petr Novak teapot 70ml by Devoted135, on Flickr
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Petr Novak teapot 70ml by Devoted135, on Flickr

I couldn't resist a pair of teacups with a tree-bark skin on the outside. The glaze on the inside is so beautiful and almost looks 3D up close! :D
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

by Petr Novák » Jun 22nd 13 8:17 pm

Yalokinh-Devoted: so many wonderful pictures. It is nice to see those pots in action. Thanks for sharing.

There is new post on my blog- small stories from potters life http://potsandtea.blogspot.cz/2013/06/cracked-pots.html

For those who are interested there are some new Mirka's teaboats in my available now album. Pictures are anything but perfect, sorry, I will work on that :) https://picasaweb.google.com/1182362173 ... 9087510082
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

by NPE » Jun 25th 13 8:29 pm

After having read your blogs post of all the terrible things that can befall beautiful teaware (and seeing my poor broken snakeskin kyusu), I just wanted to take the opportunity to show everyone how great things can be if all goes well! The replacement kyusu is feeling pretty happy, I think.

About the imperfect pieces you show at the bottom of your blog, the ones that are still in use: wow!!! I do not know if they are beautiful in spite or because of their imperfections but: wow! If you should ever want to get rid of them, you may think of me :lol:

In any case, the kyusu here is pretty perfect :D
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

by Chip » Jun 25th 13 9:07 pm

I have been so busy lately with organizing, etc tastings, that I neglected to say how truly incredible everyone's new Petr-Yaki are! I hope they bring you many years of joy.

Petr is holding some pieces for me til he finishes a few other special order pieces.

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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

by Petr Novák » Jun 26th 13 6:40 am

NPE wrote:(and seeing my poor broken snakeskin kyusu),
I was curiouse if you will notice:)
NPE wrote:About the imperfect pieces you show at the bottom of your blog, the ones that are still in use: wow!!! I do not know if they are beautiful in spite or because of their imperfections but: wow! If you should ever want to get rid of them, you may think of me

I will put aside some special nicely cracked one for you.
Chip wrote:Petr is holding some pieces for me til he finishes a few other special order pieces.
I will do my best to not prolong it for ages...Thanks!