Sarpaneva round pot with wooden handle 21cm


Classics of Scandinavian cookware. These cast iron cooking pots were designed by the great Finnish designer in 1960 as ultra-sophisticated versions of the rural peasant pot. For use on stove top or in oven. Black enamelled finish. Smaller pot has curvy wooden handle, good to hold, which can also be used to lift lid when hot.

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Height (mm) 175
Diameter (mm) 210
Capacity (cl) 300
Material Cast iron, enamel coating, wood
Fuel types Electric, Gas, Halogen, Induction, Oven
Microwave safe No
Dishwasher safe Yes
The roots of Iittala date back to 1881 when a glass factory was established in a village of the same name in southern Finland. In the beginning of the 20th century dinnerware was decorated with a variety of ornaments. Iittala was one of the first companies to make the transition from decorative dinner sets to functional, aesthetically pleasing objects infused with progressive Scandinavian design. The core idea behind Iittala is to offer aesthetically and functionally durable products that bring enjoyment and pleasure to everyday life.
Designer and sculptor Timo Sarpaneva (1926-2006) was an internationally known force in Finnish design. It was written that this master of many materials had "a rare ability to be mesmerized and to worship beauty". His rise towards the top of the design world began in the 1950s. Sarpaneva's works are exhibited in homes and museums around the world. His designs extend from utility glassware and art glass to textiles and graphics.