Fair Cup / Gong-Dao Cup
The main feature of the fair cup is "justice", which is mainly used to hold the brewed tea, equally assign the tea into each person's cup, so that the concentration and the taste of each cup is the same. It is called "fairness".
Fair cup is to hold the brewed tea, divide tea in each cup.
There are porcelain, purple clay and glass texture,etc. The most commonly used are procelain or glass cups and some have handles, some do not; some are equipped with filter, but most of the fair cup goes without filter.
The size of the fair cup should match the teapot and the tureen. In general, fair cup should be slightly larger than the teapot and tureen. It is better to buy a fair cup with a handle, which is easy to handle.
Through the fair cup, owners and guests can observe the color of tea soup, which is worth buying or not.
- In brewing tea, in order to ensure the taste and color, the tea soup should be put into the fair cup, drink at any time.
- When dividing tea into cups, it is better not to pour full.
- The capacity of the fair cup should match the teapot or tureen. In general, fair cup should be slightly larger than the teapot and tureen.