With its classic blue band, dinnerware like this is a common, comforting staple in Parisian bistros and brasseries. Made of fully glazed porcelain, the pieces are larger and heavier than standard tableware and are sturdy enough to go under the broiler. Made of high-fired porecelain. Microwavable and dishwasher safe. 5-piece place setting includes a dinner plate, salad plate, soup bowl and cup with saucer. The 20-piece set contains four 5-piece place settings. The 16-piece set contains four 4-piece place settings: dinner plate, salad plate, soup bowl mug. Made in Japan.