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French Copper Cauldron, 19th Century


A beautiful 19th century French cauldron with two handles and its original top. This large kitchen utensil is called "marmite" in French and is used to cook in large quantities. It is also called "Fait-tout," literally translated into "to do everything" and was often used to wash clothing and sheets in hot water. Simple, classic construction. A bright, handsome surface that boasts over 100 years of use. Minor age wear.


  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Good. Minor age wear..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 23 in. x W 17 in. x D 16 in.

    H 58.42 cm x W 43.18 cm x D 40.64 cm

  • Seller location
    Austin, TX
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