Mottahedeh is a world leader in luxury ceramic antique reproductions, focusing primarily on hard porcelain faience and stoneware. They have developed licensed fine china with distinguished companies, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Mount Vernon, Monticello, Tony Duquette, and the National Geographic Society to name a few. Mottahedeh's timeless fine china patterns like Tobacco Leaf and Blue Canton are beloved and recognized worldwide. Mottahedeh products are primarily manufactured in Europe, with the largest production in Portugal. Mottahedeh hard porcelain items are durable and can be placed in the dishwasher and oven. The items with gold are the real thing.