All have perfect non used tin linings (tested for nickel content and returning no trace). Coming with the still favored cast iron handles. (sadly no longer available since around 2015).These pans were created at a time when items were still made to last. Using quality components, copper rivets etc. Mauviel, like many modern day producers today, use different composits nowadays for cheapness in production costs. The modern day mauviel m series pans have stainless handles with matt black composite coverings to try make them look like iron, which can rub off with time/use or they do brass or stainless styled handles. All five pans are in non utilized / never used condition, they were only ever initially hung up as decoration pieces and then stored over many many decades. The tin linings are non used and still perfect and have only just started to lose their full shine and darken so very slightly in places internally which is totally normal as all tin linings darken over time, used or not. Ernest mauviel established the mauviel manufacturing company in 1830, in the north of france in a normandy village called villedieu-les-poêles, it still survives today, such is its long rich history of copper produced items. An excellent professional quality antique set of 5 graduating french copper saucepans. 20cm 18cm 16cm, 14cm, 12cm. This set of five are absolutely beautiful and will certainly draw your eyes to them as you enter the kitchen. They are truly stunning antiques. All the pans are stamped mauviel villedieu and made in france.
These pans will perform so well, with an even heat transfer that only a copper and tin combination can do so well. They are well balanced and of a very good quality with copper rivets, all the pans are sitting totally flat for an even heat transfer. All the saucepans cast iron handles have a tear drop opening at the top for hanging onto a hook when not in use. And have three copper rivets.
This antique, professional quality 5 piece pan set would sit so well into any kitchen style. Sizes are as follows: largest to smallest pans.Internal diameter, 7.85 / 20cm, . Length including handle 16 / 40.6cm, . Height of the side of pan 4 / 10cm, . 4.68bs / 2.12kgs.
Internal diameter, 7.05 / 18cm. Length including handle 14.5 / 36.8cm, .Height of the side of pan 3.75 / 9.5cm, . Weight : 3.67lbs / 1.66kgs. Internal diameter, 6.3 / 16cm. Length including handle 12.75 / 32.4cm, . Height of the side of pan 3.25 / 8.2cm, . Weight : 3.01lbs / 1.36kg. Internal diameter, 5.5 / 14cm. Length including handle 11.15 / 28.5cm, .
Height of the side of pan 3 / 7.5cm, . Weight : 2.37lbs / 1.08kgs. Internal diameter, 4.75 / 12cm. Length including handles 9.75 / 24.7.
Height of the side of pan 2.75 / 7cm, . Weight: 1.84lbs / 0.84kgs.
Weights combined 15.57lbs / 7.06kgs. This item is made of copper and metal, steel, cast iron, tin, iron.