About Mottahedeh

Mottahedeh is the recognized leader in luxury ceramic antique reproductions and historic designs, primarily hard porcelain faience and stoneware. We have developed licensed fine china productswith Metropolitan Museum of Art, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Historic Charleston Foundation, Mount Vernon, Winterthur Museum and Gardens, Monticello, and Tony Duquette. and have a history of working with many more; most recently with National Geographic Society.

Mottahedeh has been commissioned by the President, the U.S. State Department, and the Diplomatic Corps and offers an incredible collection of timeless fine china dinnerware patterns like Tobacco Leaf and Blue Canton. Our 90 year old company focuses on complex and beautiful colors and unique historic shapes in a wide array of tableware and home décor accessories, crafted through centuries old techniques and attention to detail. We have a time proven reputation for producing the best fine porcelain and stoneware in classic and enduring designs. 

Mottahedeh products are primarily manufactured in Europe, with the largest production in Portugal. They can be purchased today and used every day. Mottahedeh hard porcelain items are durable and can be placed in the dishwasher and oven. The items with gold are the real thing.  We design and manufacture Mottahedeh and Milestone by Mottahedeh and are the exclusive U.S. Distributor for R. Haviland and C. Parlon Limoges porcelains, as well as Jars, France crystalline stoneware.  Read more about our history. The founders Rafi and Mildred Mottahedeh have passed the reins many years ago to Wendy and Grant Kvalheim, knowing that the values that earned its great reputation will live on.

 
 

What do we make?

We make the classics; time honored decorative accessories and tableware. Primarily our patterns are based on Chinese Export for the West, Early European and Chinese designs.

 

What makes our products special?

  • Very unusual and elegant shapes
  • Very clear, beautiful materials
  • Complex and vibrant colors with hand painting mostly in gold
  • Everything has a story
 

What do people love our things?

Beautiful design in like a bell. Good proportion and balance will ring in your heart when you see it.

 
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