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by lopin
Fri May 17, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 268
Views: 34333

Re: Yixing

@Bok thnak you Bok. I was still hoping to find the author. it is nice to connect a pot with a face. But can't read the chop.
by lopin
Fri May 17, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 268
Views: 34333

Re: Yixing

lopin some sort of hongni clay I guess. But it looks rather thick or medium walled, so probably suitable for aged, more roasted teas. Doesn’t look like pure hongni to me, blended with something. Too shiny as well and the tone doesn’t seem right for Zhuni. So all in all something modern with a hongn...
by lopin
Fri May 17, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 268
Views: 34333

Re: Yixing

Hi,

can you Id this author and any comments on the clay type? It has around 150ml. Thank you
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by lopin
Sat Feb 23, 2019 4:54 am
Forum: Japan
Topic: Ode to the Kyusu
Replies: 220
Views: 22422

Re: Ode to the Kyusu

Just cleaned Iroku Mori pot i got recently in not very clean state.
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by lopin
Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Japan
Topic: Ode to the Kyusu
Replies: 220
Views: 22422

Re: Ode to the Kyusu

Thanks a lot Elise. Have a great weekend.
by lopin
Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: Japan
Topic: Ode to the Kyusu
Replies: 220
Views: 22422

Re: Ode to the Kyusu

Elise, can you also please read this? this is lovely small pot, that was market like tokoname but seems more like banko to me, high metalic sound. thank you

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by lopin
Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Japan
Topic: Ode to the Kyusu
Replies: 220
Views: 22422

Re: Ode to the Kyusu

Hi Elise, many thanks. i got them from japanese ebay about one year back. do they seem old/valuable to you? I like them very much and they produce nice round tea.
by lopin
Fri Feb 22, 2019 4:08 am
Forum: Japan
Topic: Ode to the Kyusu
Replies: 220
Views: 22422

Re: Ode to the Kyusu

Hi, I need you advise, I am searching for the author of these banko pots, I think the author is the same as chops look similar. with bigger one not being so nicely done. the button on the lid of small one is rotating:). Would you be able to read the chop and advise? Thank you. I am also cleaning new...
by lopin
Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:20 am
Forum: Fermented Tea
Topic: What Pu'er Are You Drinking
Replies: 531
Views: 58929

Re: What Pu'er Are You Drinking

Xiaguan BengLong Tuo 2017

by lopin
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: starting from scratch with a $450 tea budget?
Replies: 17
Views: 815

Re: starting from scratch with a $450 tea budget?

I would buy a gaiwan and taiwan oolongs from taiwanteacrafts - for 60usd to cover free shipping. If into japanese, old banko teapot from ebay auction cca 40 shipped. Sencha from yunomi mystery teas 3*15 - free shipping - 45 so you have 300 usd left. Would spend them on puerh and wuyi and other from ...
by lopin
Sun Dec 23, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Storage & Organization
Topic: Aging puerh: what is your setup?
Replies: 65
Views: 6859

Re: Aging puerh: what is your setup?

I can wouch for plastic box with diy salt pack. I store about 8kg of sheng in two semiairtight boxes and have around 62RH all the time
by lopin
Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Fermented Tea
Topic: Tong-worthy teas
Replies: 7
Views: 1639

Re: Tong-worthy teas

i have only xiaguan jiaji and teji tuo packs from 2007 and dayi v93 tuos from 2015. Considering buying mengku king arbor 2010 tong. and also some xiaguan cheaper tongs for long storage
by lopin
Wed Oct 31, 2018 5:29 am
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 268
Views: 34333

Re: Yixing

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by lopin
Wed Oct 31, 2018 5:29 am
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 268
Views: 34333

Re: Yixing

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by lopin
Wed Oct 31, 2018 5:27 am
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 268
Views: 34333

Re: Yixing

Got this teapot from deceased estate auction on ebay. Know anything about it, can anyone help with the seal or provide general impression? Thnak you!! It is medium high fired, not really metalic sound but not dull either. 125ml. Pretty nice :) IMG_20181031_075533.jpg IMG_20181031_075548.jpg IMG_2018...