DESIGNED TO FUNCTION AS SERVING VESSELS, art for the table or decorative home accents. simple forms painted in a rich abstract style, pleasing to look at with or without food. all one-of-a-kind paintings designed with a harmonious color palette for an easy mix and match. food safe. hand wash. no microwave. italian earthenware painted and glazed in new york by gail garcia. all made to order. 4-6 week lead time.