The Herend fine china Cup Guide
Which Herend cup is used for what?
A cup is not just a cup at Herend. Just like there is not one flavor of coffee or tea. At Herend, you can find a vast collection of cup styles for your choosing. So what is your “cup of tea”?
The Herend Cup Guide
Herend Espresso Cups
Espresso cups of Herend are used for strong coffee types such as espresso, ristretto, doppio or espresso con panna.
At Herend Austria, you can order different sizes. From 0,5 dl. which is for ristretto, 1dl., and 1,2d. is for larger espresso.
Herend Tea cups
From 2 dl, up to 5 dl these are the biggest cups of the Porcelain Manufactory of Herend. Usually these cups have bigger diameters and lower heights. This is important for the hot tea as it is usually served hot.
Another reason to have this form of tea cup is to be able to use the traditional tea leaf filtering tool, the tea strainer.
Herend Coffee Cups
These cups are 2 dl., suitable for the long coffee, americano, or cappuccino. The volume of the coffee is not so big, but this is understandable. The traditional European way of drinking coffee is 1,5-2 dl. for a cappuccino or long coffee. The tall form of the cup helps to keep the heat of the coffee, so you can enjoy longer the experience of a hot beverage.
730 – A cup for coffee and tea
The cup between the Coffee and tea cups. This multi purpose cup is a perfect choice for gifting, as it is. This way you do not predict what to use it for.
Herend Milk mugs
It is a perfect choice for hot chocolate, tea, or morning coffee. In addition, this cup is the answer to the need for an everyday cup, usually used in the morning or during a cold winter afternoon.
There are 1,5 – 2- 3 dl available.
Possible to order in all forms like Shell, Basket, Eszterhazy, and Lisse.
These Herend mugs are only for young ladies and gentlemen, as the volume is adjusted to them. This mug is made of a more robust material (greater wall thickness), more challenging to destroy, and meant for the little hands of princesses and princes. The surface is usually Lisse, the simplest Herend form.