The most fashionable tables in early America were set with blue and white"Canton" ware, named for the great Chinese trading port from which it came. Blue and white Canton ware served as the"everyday" china for George Washington and his family. Chinese blue and white porcelain was in demand well into the 19th century and has become part of the heritage of many American families.
This Blue Canton 5 ¼" octagonal tile can be used as a trivet.
The Blue Canton hard-porcelain tableware from Mottahedeh is both microwave and dishwasher safe.