Please note all pictures on our site are of the actual piece you will receive, not a stock photo of a similar piece. Additionally all our pieces unless marked otherwise are fully restored and seasoned. Just wash them and start cooking.
Ordinarily we wouldn’t have restored a piece this old if we could help it but there was no seasoning left, just a coat of rust, so restoration was the best way to preserve this piece of history.
Museum Grade piece. Over 200 years old. This one is old and interesting, in fact in might be the coolest piece to pass thought our shop ever. Ear style suggests this was made just after the Revolutionary War, but while the body may have been cast then I do wonder if the bail was added later, possibly after the legs broke or were removed? But the truth is that they could have been removed from an old mold at the foundry. Bail is a blacksmith made squared, wrought iron one with a hand peened ring attached. Bail was designed not to be attached, but draped over the pan ears and pegged. Meaning that the bail could be removed and possibly used on other pots. Like most early iron this one has casting flaws and some wear. Bottom shows pitting from being used over wood. Very usable, but this is a piece of history and I’d put it on display except for very special occasions where I might actually use it. No cracks, chips.
9” 1/4 diameter
Cleaned via lye method, hand buffed and seasoned with 3 layers of non-GMO canola oil.
No cracks, chips. Bottom is rounded and gated and not designed for stovetop use. Interior is amazing for the age with only casting flaws and some age wear. Almost glassy to the touch.
As always we are happy to take back pieces if you are not 100% satisfied. (Please see return policy)