The Peranakan Chinese community held dear rituals and protocol. Such teapots were used by the younger generations, kneeling before their elders and serving them tea during the occasions of weddings and Chinese New Year.
Claude Monet's dining room. The furniture ,also painted yellow, was considered very modern at the time. In the glass cabinets are displayed the blue earthenware crockery and the yellow and blue set , ordered by Monet for special occasions.