That thing on the left is an ebony coaster/tray which gets placed underneath a tasting cup/aroma cup set during a Gongfu Cha session. The thing on the right is way too full of fingerprints!
I have, on more than one occasion, seen one of those coasters in my peripheral vision and thought it was my phone. I have not ever tried to answer or make a call with one, though. I have also never placed small cups of tea on my phone.
Possibly Related Posts:
- My favorite tea?
- Bai Ji Guan Yancha Tian Xin Yan, Vicony Teas
- Han Tea Ceremony at Seattle Chinese Garden
- Tea Review: Canton Tea Co.: Superior Bai Lin Gongfu
- 恭喜發財 – Happy Year of the Water Dragon!