Mottahedeh is a New York based company that makes fine tableware and accessories . It has designed some popular china for U.S. high officials and is valued because of its commitment to design and quality. It holds a license to replicate famous designs from various historical museums, so if you are looking for authentic old world designs, Mottahedeh will most likely offer it. Mottahedeh concentrates on complex and beautiful rich colors as well as historic shapes. They manufacture in Europe, mostly in Portugal and maintain a proud reputation for beauty and durability. Mottahedeh hard porcelain items can be placed in the oven. Fine Porcelain is dishwasher safe.