Recreate the famous Arc de Triomphe from Paris in wood. The construction of the triumphal arch started in 1806 under Napoleon. Now it is a memorial in memory of the First World War. The Arc de Triomphe is based on ancient Roman triumphal arches.
The first records of tea imported into Europe from the Far East date to the second half of the 16th century. When the consumption of exotic drinks became widespread, a clear relationship arose with adapted containers, such as porcelain. The decorations were created in an interaction between the demand in the area of consumption and the producers in Asia. In this way, consumers ultimately formed their own ‘fictional’ image of Chinese culture. This product shows such a hybrid image of ‘Chinese’ representations.