Vintage Copper French Medium Marmite Pot, Mid 19th Century
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Vintage copper—is there a dreamier sight? Whether it’s a gleaming tea kettle or a well-worn (but well-loved!) gratin dish, copper lends easy, warm elegance to a home, without all the stuffiness. We’ve brought you an assortment of stunning, one-of-a-kind finds from Coppermill Kitchen to add to your collection (you won't find them anywhere else!), exclusive to the Food52 Shop. This c.1850 French marmite stockpot features a hand-cut copper strap to the lid securing a brass ring, as well as hand-cut copper flanges holding an iron swing handle. Stamped into the lid and underside of the pot are the initials "G.W" for original owner.
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Photography by Rocky Luten
Details & Materials -
France, c. 1850
5" H and 6.5" in diameter
Care & Notes -
Care instructions come with the piece.
Meet the Maker
Beth Sweeney follows her passion wherever the copper takes her -- which is mostly across Europe. Buying her first copper pot for her own collection was the catalyst for Coppermill Kitchen, and ever since, she’s dedicated her life to her craft. She searches tirelessly for the perfect pieces, right down to the hand-cut dovetailing, the original maker’s marks, and most importantly, the story behind each one.View Full Profile
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