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by Isarite
Fri Mar 01, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 268
Views: 34278

Re: Yixing

Chadrinkincat Thank you for your guidance! I had my doubts, since the sticker was kinda suspicious (the letters were a bit strange), but I know now. The teapot is pretty nice anyway, and it is not like I bought it for the price of a real thing. Anyways, I finally got a small one, though it is a dec...
by Isarite
Fri Feb 22, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 268
Views: 34278

Re: Yixing

Another bargain. The seller didn't really know what this was, so managed to get this for pretty cheap. Pretty well made, the lid fits very well. Looks like it has been laying around somewhere for a long time, so I'm inclined to believe this is not a repro or a fake, but an export teapot. I might be ...
by Isarite
Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:45 am
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 268
Views: 34278

Re: Yixing

Isarite Nice plum blossom pot. Looks like it might be 80’s F1. A close relative of that design. https://instagram.com/p/Blx4dUqHlOl/ Thanks! Yours is much nicer, though. Mine is not nearly as detailed. https://i.imgur.com/V8OVyDAl.jpg On an unrelated note, I found a hairline crack between the handl...
by Isarite
Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 268
Views: 34278

Re: Yixing

Got these on an ebay auction pretty much for the price of shipping, after getting some duds a few times. :lol: https://i.imgur.com/aZX2bpzh.jpg https://i.imgur.com/cRYRCuOh.jpg http://i.imgur.com/iuzUcTHh.jpg https://i.imgur.com/P9TpGR4h.jpg - Size of pot in ml or oz: ~200ml - Clay type (zhu ni, hon...
by Isarite
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Announcements & Guides
Topic: Introduce Yourself
Replies: 314
Views: 33781

Re: Introduce Yourself

How long have you been drinking tea? Since I was eight to ten, so about 12 - 14 years now. That was only cheap Ceylon tea, though. Only really got into tea, when the only tea I could drink was lipton green tea bags (which was about 4-5 years ago). I got sick of them, then began to try to find some ...