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Mottahedeh Blue Canton Decor

Mottahedeh Blue Canton Small Platter, Salt and Pepper Set and Fu Dog Jar

I was helping someone identify what they thought was Blue Willow china and found this beautiful collection, Blue Canton by Mottahedeh. Besides the dishes, serving pieces and bake ware in this pattern, they also make these pieces that are pretty much just for display.

HC191 Small Platter (9 1/2″ x 12″)
S1629 Salt and Pepper Set (2 1/2″ h.)
HC86 Fu Dog Jar (6 1/2″ h.)

Mottahedeh Small Blue Canton Fu Dog Jar

The small Fu Dog jar is a unique Mottahedeh piece. Blue Canton design elements decorate the item and a small Fu Dog serves as the finial. Licensed product of Historic Charleston.

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Mottahedeh Blue Canton Oven to Table Bakeware

Mottahedeh Blue Canton Square Baking Dish, Quiche Dish and Ramekin

Mottahedeh Blue Canton Square Baking Dish, Quiche Dish and Ramekin

Mottahedeh Blue Canton Oven Safe and Bakeware

Of everything Mottahedeh makes, my favorite are the beautiful and durable oven-to-tableware. They are absolutely beautiful. They look delicate, but are meant to be used.

The baking dishes are dishwasher and oven safe. The quiche pan has a lobed or fluted edge. The little ramekins are sold singly. They are affordable and durable and would make a lovely gift.

They are expensive, but not as expensive as things I have from Pampered Chef. Continue reading

Chinoiserie Melamine Dinnerware

Ballard Designs Bamboo Melamine Dinner Plate with just the bamboo at the edge and Accent Plate with the Blue Willow scene and bamboo at the edge

Ballard Designs Bamboo Melamine Dinner Plate with just the bamboo at the edge and Accent Plate with the Blue Willow scene and bamboo at the edge

I looked and looked for Blue Willow Melmac for the porch.

Ballard Designs Bamboo Melamine Dishes

Ballard Designs has introduced this Bamboo Melamine Dinnerware that has a Blue Willowish scene in blue on white with a bamboo edge. Continue reading