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Hence Gong Dao Bei (Fairness Cup) – Glass No.1

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This Gong Dao Bei (fairness cup) is made of glass, good for observing the color of the tea. 

Gong Dao Bei is a simple pitcher for serving tea. It is common to strain tea from a pot or Gaiwan into this pitcher in order to even out the brew and ensure all guests receive a brew of equal strength. This is why the Gong Dao Bei is called a fairness cup. 

6.7 or 10.0 fl oz


For first time use, cleanse with warm water.

Dishwasher is not recommended; Simply rinse carefully.

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Gong Dao Bei

Gong Dao Bei is also called Cha Hai, which means the ocean of tea.  

Gong Dao Bei is a must in the Gongfu Cha ceremony. On a tea table, it is the only tool connecting the host and guests and the host uses the pitcher to show good manners. An old Chinese saying has it that “a full cup of liquor shows respect for your guest, but a full cup of tea intimates your guest,” so the host typically uses the Gong Dao Bei to fill the teacup up to just 70%. When pouring, it is polite to hold the Gong Dao Bei lower and closer to guests’ teacups.

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  1. Anonymous

    The 6.7 fl oz glass Gong Dao Bei is sturdy and pleasant to look at. I enjoy using it!

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    This glass gong dao bei is my first choice when serving my tea to my guests. I like the size and the quality.

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