China decorated with pictures and used only when necessary

Q 6: What is the ruling on using china decorated with pictures? It should be noted that it is used only when necessary.

A: The basic rule states the prohibition of Taswir (painting, drawing, sculpture, and photography) of living beings according to the evidences reported on this topic. But, if the objects containing the pictures are given menial value or torn, it is permissible to use such objects like carpets and the like.May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.