A traditional dish with a simple shape, the Oval Gratin has been produced by Emile Henry since 1850. Crafted from high-fired clay found in France's Burgundy region, this dish is a timeless, popular and versatile kitchen essential. Ideal for gratins, meat or fish, it can be used for a multitude of recipes, from side dishes to entrees. Emile Henry cookware and tableware has been built to perform since 1850. But it's the luscious colors and designs that keep us craving. Crafted in Marcigny, France, from the local Burgundian clay, the dishes are hand-dipped in a rich glaze that resists scratching. Many are based on designs from the French company's archives and have the look and feel of French country pottery from the late 19th century. The ovenware is not only strong enough to withstand the abrupt temperature changes of freezer-to-oven cooking but is also beautiful enough to join the dinner party.