A smaller version of the dinner plate used for dessert. The most fashionable tables in the early American Republic were set with blue and white "Canton" ware, so called for the great Chinese trading port from which it came. Chinese blue and white porcelain was in demand well into the 19th century and has been part of the heritage of many American families. Fine porcelain is oven, microwave and dishwasher safe. 8.5" diameter. Special order item - please allow an additional two weeks for delivery.