The male identity and the masculinity when it comes of collecting the ceramics and other products was considered informed and serious. The male took the process of the collection as a serious job and made sure that once they started they did a pretty good job. When men were collecting they did so with a guideline in their minds that collecting was rule-governed possession based on a type provenance and classification. However, when men collected the China products they gendered the products. When it came to the collection of tea appliances, men were seen as clumsy and barbaric in the collection.
The women when collecting were also faced with some similar practices. However, the women mode of collection of ceramics and other products was considered as a trivial and uninformed. Therefore, it could not amount to anything great even though it required a certain form of communication that was more advanced than that of men. The collection of women was more focused on getting expensive collections as they were susceptible to products that had those features in their collection approaches. Women were more careful and had a humanizing nature in their collections.
There were many differences in collecting antique and foods. Males are more of collecting acquiring the objects as a sign of social achievement. On the other hand, women are more of consumer and invest in sentimental, and invests personas in things that they purchase. It is because when it came to the interior, women collected antique in a manner that was in accordance with the decorative appeal to match carpets and curtains. Women are more sentimental in their collection. Men were criticized if they collected in this manner. Therefore, men had to only collect if they needed a piece of decoration for their house