When I grew, I have always wonder why there are two distinct sets of porcelains used.  In a Peranakan family, there are typically 3 sets for different occasions. Those that are blue and white would be used during mourning or funerals while the white background (typically with red motifs) is used daily or for celebrations.…

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These beautiful carving are used to adorn our ancestor’s Peranakan wedding beds. They have been extracted from the “red-and-gold” furniture, that was usually made of 楠木, from our early ancestor beds that are lacquered in red, black, and even gold. Some are left down from our ancestors while others were collected over the years.  These…

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