Antique French beaten copper saute pan with cast iron handle.
No maker's marks or stamps apparent.
Size: Diameter: 8.5 inches;Depth: 2.25 inches;Length of handle: 9.25 inches;Weight: 1.6 kg (allow 2.75 kg once packed).Thickness of pan: 2 mm.
This pan is in reasonable condition - it does have a strip of copper missing from the top rim but this is aesthetic and the pan is perfectly functional as it has its original tinned interior.
Copper has always been the first choice of all the top chefs due to its properties of quick and even heat distribution.