The Fair Cups, also called the Chazhong, Chahai or Gongdao Bei, is used for holding and mixing the tea liquid.
When brewing tea, the liquid is poured into the Fair Cup to prevent the liquid getting stronger or bitter from over brewing. The Fair Cup, first used in the 1970s, was larger than the matching pot or covered bowl. The common Fair Cup is of porcelain, purple-clay and glass, with or without handle. Some Fair Cups have a strainer.