This set of vintage 1980s mikasa ironstone dishes combine a relaxed rusticity with gracious decoration. It is made from sturdy, heavy ironstone with clean lines and generous size. They are an off white with a wide, flat rim, decorated with bands of dark blue and sage green floral and leaf vines. This is the vintage 1980s mikasa pattern called intaglio arabella. Stamped on the back mikasa intaglio cac01 arabella. Oven to table to dishwasher. Safe for microwave oven. This is a table setting for five. It totals 20 pieces in all. 5 large shallow bowls: 9 1/2 diameter. 5 large deep bowls: 6 1/4 diameter. 5 dessert plates: 6 1/2 diameter. 5 mugs: 3 1/2″ diameter and 2″ high. 1 round serving bowl: 8 1/2 diameter. 1 round serving platter: 13 diameter. 1 oval casserole dish: 12 length. This is a great china to be used for both everyday use and special events. It is heavy weight and sturdy. It has a soft, matte finish, and earthy colors that don’t register as dated and span all the seasons. The decoration is not overbearing, but festive enough for holidays. This set also has just the right kind of pieces to serve what modern families like to eat. Wide, shallow bowls for salad or pasta. Deep bowls soup, stew, or yogurt and granola. This set is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, or marks on the surface. This item is made of ceramic. The style is southwestern.