Hammered french windsor pan, (1940s 1950s) e. Please click onto the photos supplied here to enlarge them for a better viewing experience. Constructed for the industrial catering market and is thick and heavy too. 2.6mm 2.8mm / 6.09lbs/2.76kgs.A, coming with large faceted copper rivet heads firmly fixed to last many more lifetimes. I only sell quality ancient or antique artifacts that were built to last and which i would be proud to own myself. Exceptional 1940s 1950s french hammered copper windsor pan stamped : e. Paris to the left of handle.
The hammered copper effect was most likely more pronounced when created, but some has been lost during its very long culinary life. Coming from a very busy past restaurant life, there are minute nibbles in places in the copper, especially the rounded base corners of the underside from such a busy past culinary life. The saving grace is that it was made by dehillerin for the industrial catering market and the true construction quality of it has boded it well with just superficial wounds that just show anyone that it has been the mainstay of a very successful past restaurant life. These 2.6mm 3mm thick pans are getting so much harder to source now.The quality craftsmanship of this pan is the very best that you can get. Around 70/80 yrs old and still going strong. These antique copper pans with favored "copper" rivets will still outlast anything out there, .
It is as solid today as when first made, and will last many more family generations too such is the build quality of it. Just fully refurbished with 99.9% food grade new tin and highly polished copper. Yes, you can still see the nibbles in the copper and under the thick new tin lining but this only adds to its charm of it as a true survivor. It has been heavily used in the past by so many chefs for most of its life and will still outlast most pans even now.This pan could so easily become your pan of choice for any cooking task, it is so versatile. Just to look at it you can see it is pure quality coming from a high end copper supplier. A real stand out quality piece with an exceptional pedigree behind it.
Hammered copper sides that have worn down slightly over so many years, but can still be clearly seen. Stamped it comes in an excellent just fully refurbished condition, no dents, just light nibbles on the base and top rim, it's too solid. A very well balanced pan that sits perfectly flat for even cooking, it is a windsor design tapered sided copper pan with a nice aged patina.
It sits flat for perfect heat transfer. It has a polished cast iron handle that has a tear drop opening at the top to enable you to hang the saucepan on a hook. The handle is firmly riveted to the body of the pan with 3 large sturdy faceted copper rivets, they are large but they have to carry a lot of weight in this exceptional pan. The weight to size ratio is immense, it is such a beast of a pan for it's size and will last so many more generations of family hand overs. Utilize the amazing cooking capabilities of this antique pan, it will more than repay you with quality food cooked evenly and thoroughly every time day in day out.
Being a windsor design pan, the sides of the pan slope outwards slightly for fast sauce reductions. This will last you an eternity and what a superb addition to any serious antique copper lovers kitchen. A perfect addition for your copper collection to use as was intended in your kitchen.
Internal diameter of top of pan - 9.5 / 24cm. Internal diameter of base of pan - 7.25 / 18.3cm.Length of pan including the handle - 18.2 / 46.2cm. Height of pan - 3.15 / 8cm. Weight - 6.09lbs / 2.76kgs. Thickness 2.6mm 2.8mm thick. This item is made of copper and cast iron, tin, metal, hammered copper, tin lining, kitchen, gift, new tin, re tinned, refurbished, antique, ancient.