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by OCTO
Sat Jul 24, 2021 12:22 am
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 4705
Views: 586661

Re: Yixing

Look what just hopped out from the rabbit hole… Been receiving many many news of fellow tea buddies acquiring the Han’s Gentlemen pot…. What a joy!!!! My all time favorite!! Simple and elegant… yet strong and commanding. Most importantly is it’s extremely functional. Single hole, 6 holes, golf ball,...
by OCTO
Fri Jul 23, 2021 9:42 pm
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 4705
Views: 586661

Re: Yixing

Nice catch!! Good to see more of this common pot surfacing. It’s one of my favorites!! Looks pretty promising to be a F1. Can you share a photo of the filter hole? Thank you :) I like the more common pots, simple and minimalistic style Here i managed a pic of the filter ./download/file.php?id=9815 ...
by OCTO
Fri Jul 23, 2021 10:05 am
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 4705
Views: 586661

Re: Yixing

Sorry to barge in ;) I have done something i usually don't - i snatched a pot over ebay. The final price was reasonable enough to take that gamble, especially because the pot did look genuine. And it would be a nice pot for the occasions one would like to use a larger pot. Arrived now, it still loo...
by OCTO
Mon Jul 19, 2021 9:51 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Teaware B&W Appreciation
Replies: 181
Views: 25727

Re: Teaware B&W Appreciation

@Mark-S

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by OCTO
Mon Jul 19, 2021 10:41 am
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 4705
Views: 586661

Re: Yixing

Mark-S wrote:
Mon Jul 19, 2021 7:54 am
OCTO wrote:
Mon Jul 19, 2021 5:21 am
Having some pre dinner tea....

Cheers!!


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Is the small pot in the middle just for decoration?
It’s a teapet 😃😃
by OCTO
Mon Jul 19, 2021 5:42 am
Forum: Green Tea
Topic: What Green Are You Drinking
Replies: 1259
Views: 274494

Re: What Green Are You Drinking

Yummy...
by OCTO
Mon Jul 19, 2021 5:21 am
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 4705
Views: 586661

Re: Yixing

Having some pre dinner tea....

Cheers!!

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by OCTO
Sun Jul 18, 2021 3:18 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Teaware B&W Appreciation
Replies: 181
Views: 25727

Re: Teaware B&W Appreciation

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by OCTO
Sat Jul 17, 2021 10:15 pm
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 4705
Views: 586661

Re: Yixing

Mark-S wrote:
Fri Jul 16, 2021 1:55 pm
DailyTX wrote:
Fri Jul 16, 2021 1:15 pm
👍 looks like a great piece of teaware for discussion over a cup of tea, especially it’s 🐿 related :lol:
I'm glad at least one member here also likes 🐿️ pots. :lol:
🙋🏻‍♂️🙋🏻‍♂️ Me too!!
by OCTO
Thu Jul 15, 2021 11:27 am
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 4705
Views: 586661

Re: Yixing

Just finished another round of LiuAn blended with aged oolong. Calming and nice....

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by OCTO
Wed Jul 14, 2021 10:12 am
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 4705
Views: 586661

Re: Yixing

Andrew S & Bok Do you feel the ROC and F1 duanni have smaller particles in comparison to modern duanni? I have been curious if this is due to mesh size or different origin of clay. It is due to the mesh size. Most ROC duanni is quite fine, but there are coarser exemplars as well. Also, there are di...
by OCTO
Sat Jul 10, 2021 12:45 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Teaware B&W Appreciation
Replies: 181
Views: 25727

Re: Teaware B&W Appreciation

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by OCTO
Fri Jul 09, 2021 7:17 am
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 4705
Views: 586661

Re: Yixing

Something not too far into history.... but enough to make me twitch.... hahahahaha.....
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by OCTO
Thu Jul 08, 2021 9:21 am
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 4705
Views: 586661

Re: Yixing

As I am sure you are aware, that is a very subjective opinion - I personally really like the contrast between the different calligraphy styles. There is an art to how they balance each other. There is indeed an art to combining radically different styles of typefaces/calligraphies, it is one of the...
by OCTO
Thu Jul 08, 2021 3:12 am
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 4705
Views: 586661

Re: Yixing

Having a little afternoon tea... another one of OCTO's quirky blends of 90s puerh. Cousins from the same era.

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