Franciscan started production of desert rose in 1941. By 1964, sixty million pieces had been produced. First lady jacqueline kennedy chose this pattern for use in the white house and it is now on display at the smithsonian. Great condition with no chips or cracks. 11 cups and saucers. 1 oval serving bowl 2 compartments. 1 spoon holder / ladle rest. 1 jar with lid and vent holes. We will spend hours carefully packing for them to arrive safely at your home. This item is made of ceramic.