These bowls are striking. They are made with a high degree of skill; designed to last through the years. Each individual bowl has unique characteristics in its patina that make it special from the other three. The only piece of criticism I have is that these bowls are very small. They are most likely suited for dipping sauces, appetizers, desserts, etc. This shouldn't be a problem if you are buying them for this purpose, but do not expect to be able to use these as soup bowls. Still, even if you are disappointed by their stature, you will likely be won over by the quality and attention to detail that was invested in these bowls!
I bought and love this set. Purchased both bowls as well. I just wish they had the smaller plates as well, not the ones with the coffee cups, just a little bigger. That would complete this set.
These attractive pieces are useful for serving bowls, although not quite large enough to be cereal or soup bowls. They don't appear to be fragile.
Oka Mahendra opened a showroom in memory of his mother... She was a woman full of energy and highly self-confident.