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Author:  Will Heath [ Mon May 14, 2007 5:48 pm ]
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E030 - Germany
Chinese Garden Juniper (Juniperus chinensis 'Pfitzeriana')
Height: 70 cm, 27.56 inches
Pot: Tokoname
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best European Bonsai

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Artist: Walter Pall
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 7
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 9
Judge Robert Steven Scored 7
Total Points: 23
Comments:
"Extraordinary artistry of deadwood & twisted lifeline Created this juniper be a masterpiece." - Min Hsuan Lo
"Very nice composition" - Budi Sulistyo
"If more space is created, the overall design will improve." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Mon May 14, 2007 5:51 pm ]
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E031 - Germany
Rocky Mountain Juniper (Juniperus scopulorum)
Height: 55 cm, 21.65 inches
Pot: Derek Aspinall
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best European Bonsai

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Artist: Walter Pall
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 9
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 10
Judge Robert Steven Scored 10
Total Points: 29
Comments:
"Everybody should be jealous by the GOD made material. Although it?s middle size, but looks so huge & old." - Min Hsuan Lo
" Very good creation" - Budi Sulistyo
"Perfect composition and character." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Wed May 16, 2007 12:39 am ]
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E032 - Austria
Willow (Salix spec)
Height: 50 cm, 19.68 inches
Pot: China Yixing
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best European Bonsai

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Artist: Karl Thier
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 2
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 5
Judge Robert Steven Scored 4
Total Points: 11
Comments:
"Just average" - Budi Sulistyo
"Premature stage." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Wed May 16, 2007 12:42 am ]
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E033 - Austria
Austrian Pine (Pinus nigra austriaca)
Height: 70 cm, 27.56 inches
Pot: China Yixing
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best European Bonsai

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Artist: Karl Thier
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 3
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 4
Judge Robert Steven Scored 7
Total Points: 14
Comments:
"Just average" - Budi Sulistyo
"Reposition will improve the straight trunk line." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Wed May 16, 2007 12:47 am ]
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E034 - Austria
Turkey Oak (Quercus cerris)
Height: 57 cm, 22.44 inches
Pot: China Yixing
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best European Bonsai

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Artist: Karl Thier
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 4
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 5
Judge Robert Steven Scored 4
Total Points: 13
Comments:
"Nice trunk and style, but it is far from mature" - Budi Sulistyo
"Very instant, need more patience to train the details." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Wed May 16, 2007 12:51 am ]
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E035 - Austria
Flaky Juniper (Juniperus squamata)
Height: 62 cm, 24.41 inches
Pot: China Yixing
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best European Bonsai

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Artist: Karl Thier
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 5
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 6
Judge Robert Steven Scored 6
Total Points: 17
Comments:
"Need more treatment on the shari" - Budi Sulistyo
"Further refinement will make it great." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Wed May 16, 2007 12:54 am ]
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E036 - Austria
Austrian Pine (Pinus nigra austriaca)
Height: 62 cm, 24.41 inches
Pot: China Yixing
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best European Bonsai

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Artist: Karl Thier
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 4
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 5
Judge Robert Steven Scored 5
Total Points: 14
Comments:
"Just average" - Budi Sulistyo
"The canopy is too heavy and the two symmetrical white stones placement are quite disturbing." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Wed May 16, 2007 12:57 am ]
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E037 - Austria
European Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus)
Height: 64 cm, 25.20 inches
Pot: China Yixing
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best European Bonsai

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Artist: Karl Thier
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 4
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 5
Judge Robert Steven Scored 4
Total Points: 13
Comments:
"Just average" - Budi Sulistyo
"Quite instant." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Wed May 16, 2007 12:59 am ]
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E038 - Austria
European Cornel (Cornus mas)
Height: 70 cm, 27.56 inches
Pot: China Yixing
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best European Bonsai

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Artist: Karl Thier
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 3
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 5
Judge Robert Steven Scored 4
Total Points: 12
Comments:
"Nice trunk but far from mature" - Budi Sulistyo
"Need to expose more details" - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Wed May 16, 2007 1:04 am ]
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E039 - Germany
Dwarf Honeysuckle (Lonicera nitida)
Height: 21 cm, 8.27 inches
Pot: Dan Barton
Categories: Best Overall Shohin Bonsai and Best European Shohin Bonsai

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Artist: Walter Pall
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 4
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 6
Judge Robert Steven Scored 4
Total Points: 14
Comments:
"Nice trunks and composition." - Budi Sulistyo
"Further refinement will improve the natural look." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Sat May 19, 2007 1:03 am ]
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E040 - The Netherlands
Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster horizontalis)
Height: 15 cm, 5.91 inches
Pot: Mike Hagedorn
Categories: Best Overall Shohin Bonsai and Best European Shohin Bonsai

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Artist: Daan Giphart
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 3
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 5
Judge Robert Steven Scored 3
Total Points: 11
Comments:
"Interesting trunk. The pot is too big" - Budi Sulistyo
"An instant design." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Sat May 19, 2007 6:50 pm ]
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E041 - The Netherlands
Japanese Winterberry (Ilex serrata)
Height: 11 cm, 4.33 inches
Pot: Mayumi Takamura
Categories: Best Overall Shohin Bonsai and Best European Shohin Bonsai

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Artist: Daan Giphart
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 3
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 5
Judge Robert Steven Scored 2
Total Points: 10
Comments:
"Just average" - Budi Sulistyo
"Too young." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Sat May 19, 2007 6:52 pm ]
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E042 - The Netherlands
Chinese Elm (Ulmus parviflora)
Height: 21 cm, 8.27 inches
Pot: Gordon Duffett
Categories: Best Overall Shohin Bonsai and Best European Shohin Bonsai

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Artist: Daan Giphart
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 5
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 7
Judge Robert Steven Scored 3
Total Points: 15
Comments:
"Nice trunk and strong branches" - Budi Sulistyo
"Still premature." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Sat May 19, 2007 6:59 pm ]
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E043 - The Netherlands
Chinese Elm (Ulmus parviflora)
Height: 6 cm, 2.13 inches
Pot: Tokoname
Categories: Best Overall Shohin Bonsai and Best European Shohin Bonsai

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Artist: Daan Giphart
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 3
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 5
Judge Robert Steven Scored 4
Total Points: 12
Comments:
"Just average" - Budi Sulistyo
"It?s not easy to find ideal pot for this size." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Sat May 19, 2007 7:00 pm ]
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E044 - The Netherlands
Chinese Elm (Ulmus parviflora)
Height: 8 cm, 3.15 inches
Pot: Issou
Categories: Best Overall Shohin Bonsai and Best European Shohin Bonsai

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Artist: Daan Giphart
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 4
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 6
Judge Robert Steven Scored 4
Total Points: 14
Comments:
"Nice branching and ramifications" - Budi Sulistyo
"Not bad in its size." - Robert Steven

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