Incredibly rare find - an original antique. A rare original piece from French gourmet chef collection.
Impossible to find in this most popular size and great condition. A very knowledgeable collector kindly provided the following information on this extremely rare pan. This pan is an extremely rare find - its pulled iron handle indicates a lot about its age. Cast iron handles replaced pulled iron handles in French copper ware from 1850 to 1852.This pan is older than that. What this means is this pan was produced between 1820 and 1850.... It could date back to the 1700's 18th century. 8 in diameter windsor shape thick and heavy copper pan with an iconic pulled iron handle.
Extremely rare stamped piece with E. DEHILLERIN and a shop original address - that dates back to early 1800s. These pieces are now impossible to find. Even my French copper dealers/collectors who attend 100+ European markets annually hunting for these kind of treasures can no longer find any of these.
As thy supply is becoming more and more limited the prices are skyrocketing as the collectors know the value of those most coveted pieces. This piece is from the early editions of DEHILLERIN copper collection that was much more substantial in thickness of copper and therefore is much more valuable as a perfect and even heat conductor that is a must for a gourmet chef kitchen. The newer Dehillerin and Mauviel copper pieces are much thinner and lighter yet still being considered an investment with their prices climbing up annually as the choices become more and more limited.Yet the older vintage pieces are much more coveted as they become harder and harder to find or replace from the French famous copper shops cherished supply. Those cherished treasures are being lovingly stored in special rooms at the back of the company shops in France and shown only to serious collectors upon request. As copper became increasingly expensive Dehillerin and Mauviel could no longer continue to make the pans of the same thickness of copper to keep the prices within the reach of affordability. The older original pieces became more of the collectors items as they became so hard to find.
This pan is one of them. Dont miss the rare chance to own a collectible piece of French gourmet history in such amazingly great condition for its age. I hope it will find a new good home in you kitchen to last another 100+ years of bringing it its warmth and charm. My French copper dealer/collector who collected copper for over 50 years and knows anything there is to know about copper used to say to me "use your copper - it will make you a better chef". This pan will make a gourmet chef out of anyone.Please refer to pictures for details. The item "RARE ANTIQUE FRENCH E.
DEHILLERIN STAMPED WINDSOR COPPER POT PAN 3mm" is in sale since Tuesday, November 26, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Kitchenware\Cookware\Other Collectible Cookware". The seller is "jimredo" and is located in Dublin, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.