[Clayart] Definitions for hollow objects.

Cyndy Littleton shorthill at gmail.com
Fri Oct 21 10:05:03 EDT 2016


Like John, I don't really get hung up on classifying things. It's all
relevant to how it is used. Here in the East it is classified as a ground
hog, in the west a wood chuck. Same ornery animal.

On Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 8:57 AM, John Hesselberth <jjhesselberth at gmail.com>
wrote:

> I take the simple route. They are what you use them for. If I use what
> some might call a yunomi for scotch on the rocks, it is a “rocks cup”. If I
> use it for wine it is a “wine cup”. I will probably upset the purists among
> us, but It is what it is used for that is important to me. If I put an
> african violet in one then it is a planter or flower pot.
>
> Regards,
>
> John
> > On Oct 21, 2016, at 12:40 AM, Porcelain byAntoinette <
> porcelainbyantoinette at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Connie Christensen is with us in my studio this week to video tape her
> > online class about teapots, sugar bowl etc.
> >
> > Our discussions lead to definitions about tea cups, tea bowls, chawan,
> > yunomi cups etc. I am curios about all these hollow objects. When is
> > something a cup and when is it a mug.
> >
> > One of the funnies that I found online was that Wikipedia mentions the
> rim
> > of a plate a lip.
> > Let's see if we can get some of these nailed down..........maybe in
> > contexts with the culture from which it comes.
> >
> > Antoinette Badenhorst
> >
> >
> > www.porcelainbyAntoinette.com
> >
> > www.Teachinart.com
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