Some call it a Tempering bowl, our venerable Parisian dealer terms it a Grande Bassine à Oeuf, or large meringue (egg white) whisking bowl. We pass these by as a rule because they're usually quite dented. But not this beauty...she's entirely hand hammered and in remarkable condition. And at twelve pounds she's quite a trophy piece.
Thinking about the history of this piece...perhaps hanging somewhere in a Patisserie window where crispy sweet Meringues were sold...is what fires our passion for French copper.
Early 20th C.
Dimensions: 17"D x 8 1/2"H.
Care: See our Maintain section.