The body is highly polished. This lovely old pan has been refurbished sympathetically to ensure that it remains authentic but totally ready for work. This pan was in the same family restaurant business for generations in sees normandy, it's an instant heirloom for your family or business. I really love this pot. It has a silkiness that can only come from years of use and cleaning.It has a solid, dependable quality that is impossible to fake. The first time you use this pan you will know it will never let you down. If you want a signature pan in your kitchen, the item that says who you are - this is it. This is all solid copper - the handles are cast bronze - real old fashioned quality. This faitout has been refurbished, polished and retinned by the hand wiped method by the coppersmiths at ateilier du cuivre in villedieu les poeles in normandy - the premier retinners in france. Now that it has been refurbished it is ready for another lifetime's work. This is a very special and desirable pot. It weighs 4.06 kilos 8lbs 15.5 ozs. It is 1.3mm solid copper with a tin lining. It is 24 cm across 9 1/2 inches. And 25.5 cm high 10 inches approximately. This item is made of tin and copper.