This is a wonderful piece which pleases the eye and yet also works for the host or hostess. The Trio Dish adds visual variety to any place setting. It's great holding veggies at the dinner table; it is right at home outdoors by the pool holding fruit or adorning the holiday table filled with desserts. The Trio Dish is simply one of the most elegant and yet functional pieces in the entire Wendell August collection. The Trio Dish is possessed of everyday elegance and makes the perfect shower gift.