Size(Inch) 5 * 3.5 * 3
Gong Dao Bei (Fairness Cup) is an important teaware item in the Gongfu tea brewing method a traditional way of enjoying warm tea in China that pays respect to the tea and the tea drinker.
The gongdaobei is a small pitcher with a narrow bottom. Its main function is to evenly distribute the brewed tea to guests and in that way prevent the tea from becoming too strong in the tea pot. Brewed tea is poured from the tea pot into the gongdaobei and then poured into individual cups.
Ru ware is a famous and extremely rare type of Chinese pottery originally from the Song dynasty, produced for the imperial court for a brief period around 1100. This type of porcelain is smooth and elegant to touch. It has a sleek, bright, and simple design with a beautiful finish. This exquisite celadon's fine patina of hairline cracks is an especially prized characteristic that enhances its aesthetic appeal. Celadon ware has a soft grey-green-colored glaze achieved by applying an iron-rich liquefied clay to the ceramic before it is fired in a kiln.
The gongdaobei looks delicate but is durable. With use over time, the appearance of the cracks in Ru-Kiln ware darkens to enhance the beautiful patterns. Since they are hand-crafted, each individual RU-KILN piece is unique and may vary slightly in glaze, shape, and volume.
Ru-kiln porcelain has a soft hand feel, a sleek, bright, and simple design but elegant gross finished looking. The sidewall is thin but durable. each piece of this tea set has an inconspicuous ice crack pattern on it which can only be seen when taking a close look.
This is a handmade item, and every cup will vary slightly in glaze, shape, dimensions, and volume. White Ru kiln tea cup with a hand-painted cat theme and crackle glaze finish.
These Cups are covered with a web of craquelure: hairline cracks in the glaze that will darken with use. This natural patina is an especially prized characteristic of fine celadon, and adds to the pot's aesthetic appeal as every pot is different. Every cup has its own personality which gives us more surprises.
Ru kiln glaze texture/color generation is uncontrollable,
The differency of Ru-kiln between before and after: