From ancient times to the present, the evolution of tea drinking habits is closely related to the shape, glaze and color of tea utensils. The Ruoshen cup was popular in the third Qing Dynasty when Gongfu tea flourished. The "Ruoshen Collection" tea vessel was the best blue and white porcelain in folk kilns at that time. Its shape perfectly fits the brewing technique of Chinese Gongfu tea.
Lian Heng, a historian of the Qing Dynasty who was well versed in Gongfu tea ceremony, said:
"Wuyi must be placed in the pot, Mengchen must be in the pot, and the cup must be deep. The three are the essentials for tea tasting."
Ruoshen cup is also known as one of the four treasures of Gongfu tea.
Small Ruoshen in the Republic of China, the shape of the vessel is derived from the coral red painted orchid Ruoshen cup in the Republic of China. Adopt modern advanced ceramic technology to reinterpret the charm of Ruoshen Cup. Jingdezhen thin-bodied porcelain is as thin as a cicada's wing and as light as silk. The cup is transparent and shiny. Looking at the light, it is as beautiful as light and fog.
The selection criteria of Ruoshen cups have been summarized by the tea masters of the past dynasties as: small, shallow, thin, and white. The utensil is the best friend of tea. Drinking high-flavored tea in the small Ruo Shen of the Republic of China, a small cup of tea is thick, just like meeting a friend in a high mountain and flowing water. The color, aroma, taste, and rhyme of the tea all complement each other with the tea utensils. A small cup of tea is strong, and you can drink it immediately after brewing. The tea fragrance will not slack, and the taste will not be delayed. Taste the mellow aroma of tea, eat less to know the taste. The tea soup flows into the mouth along the trend, the cup is shallow and the water does not leave a bottom, the posture is elegant, and the demeanor is dignified and generous. The quality is as thin as paper, which is easy to smell. Gently pinch the rim of the cup, and the rich floral and fruity fragrance will come to the nostrils, with a lingering aftertaste.
Beige glaze color, warm and clean, easy to distinguish whether the tea soup is clear, bright, glossy, simple and beautiful, restores the essence of tea soup, the cup wall is inclined inward, and the rim is slightly outward, especially convenient for "rolling cups and scalding cups" in Gongfu tea "The program, the movement is smooth, calm and comfortable, not hot. The outer curvature of the mouth of the cup is suitable, just fitting the shape of the lips, and the lips feel comfortable. Thin porcelain small cup, easy to dissipate heat. When drinking Gongfu tea, the temperature of the tea is always appropriate, and the tea is full of fun during the chat.
Elegant, beautifully shaped. Very thin and light. 40ml size is perfect for me.