[Clayart] Definitions for hollow objects.

David Lyons lyonsd at plbb.us
Fri Oct 21 14:39:27 EDT 2016


Cyndy, I'm probably the only person on Clayart that has shot, cleaned, cooked, and eaten a groundhog.  I wonder if it would have tasted better slow cooked in a tandoori. 
Dave Lyons

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> On Oct 21, 2016, at 9:05 AM, Cyndy Littleton <shorthill at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 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
>>> 
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