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Re: Korean Teaware Showcase

Posted: Mon Jun 15, 2020 7:06 pm
by debunix
iGo wrote:
Mon Jun 15, 2020 2:17 pm
Here's a chawan by Im Mann Jae that I picked up on a tea tour of Korea several years ago. Matcha Yugen n the bowl.
gorgeous
Mark-S wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:59 pm
While I was searching the Internet for information on another teapot, I found this gorgeous one. Can this actually be used for tea, or is it mainly for decoration purposes? What would this be worth?

I found a similar design (not a teapot) on this website for $270. The teapot however would be cheaper.

http://www.antiquealive.com/store/detai ... rk-Design-
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Missed this post in January....if the inner pot is intact, yes, could be used for tea. I've got a Somayaki double-walled pot with carved cutouts on the exterior wal, and it works fine for tea.

Re: Korean Teaware Showcase

Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2020 2:37 am
by hopeofdawn
Wow lovely! Both the bowl and the photography. :)

Re: Korean Teaware Showcase

Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2020 3:14 pm
by Janice
Ethan Kurland wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:45 pm
Most attractive, Janice. Do you hold the hobins with bare fingers?

(I often burn myself with gaiwans; so, I ask.) Really look lovely. Cheers
I just noticed this question today. I can’t hold these hohins with my bare hands unless I’m brewing with low temperature water. I’m adept with a gaiwan, especially when I use the saucer.