Copper Deep Dish Roaster/Steamer

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Copper Deep Dish Roaster/Steamer


Date/Circa: 1870Origin: France Catalog No: A0730
Length: 12.5"Width: 9"Height: 6"

The French have a particular pan for every mode of cooking. This form of steamer originated in Brittany, the seafood capital of France. There, lobsters were steamed or poached for generations before those of us in other parts of the world thought lobsters were a delicacy.  Our steamer has a deep dish top, designed to accommodate the warming of clams on the lid while the lobster was steaming.  The French know how to dine!

Today the steamer pot has been known to hold anything a chef can create for baking, poaching, steaming or roasting.

We love antique copper pans and use them exclusively in our home. Copper conducts heat quickly and evenly with no hot spots on the bottom of the pan, allowing for greater control because the pans heat up faster, then cool down faster when taken from the heat. Copper pots are the prize of a chef’s kitchen.

This dovetailed pot is in good condition.  The tinning, while discolored showing use, is in good condition and does not need to be updated.  The pot is ready for use immediately, while adding the decorative warm of copper to your kitchen.


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