- Cast Iron
- Dutch Oven
- Le Creuset-Cousances #29 Red
- Broken phenolic handle
- Dutch Oven
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Le Creuset 1980's Cousances #29 Red Dutch Oven
This Cousances 29 pot has a red color that gets darker near the edges. It has distinctive Phenolic handles and knob. Cousances is written in thick letters on the lid.
It's a modern looking rare Cousances pot, oven temperature to 375F degrees.
The pot is in excellent condition. Very few signs of use, vintage pre-owned 1980's. Unfortunately, shipment from Belgium to USA, Seller didn't secure handles in protective shipping materials and (1) PHENOLIC HANDLE BROKE IN 1/2 (photo), and no further damage. Last (3) photos taken after delivery. Replacement of broken handle : 1) call Le Creuset Usa and ask for assistance or 2) write to Le Creuset factory in France and email picture of broken handle. However, shipping pot for handle replacement is an option, unsure if you can do yourself. The $55.00 shipping is within USA, International buyers contact me.
The diameter of the pot is 29 centimeter. It was the biggest size made in the round version.
In the 1950s, Le Creuset purchased their competitor Cousances' brand and factory, inheriting the classic colour scheme and molds for their cast iron cookware.
Pots were produced until the 80's with the Cousances logo.
Cousances was a French cookware manufacturer, known for enameled cast iron pans ("cocotte" in French). The company was formed in 1553 and was acquired by Le Creuset in 1957. Cookware under the Cousances brand continued to be manufactured by Le Creuset into the early 1980s.
Cousances enameled cast iron skillets, pans, gratins, and pots were produced in the town of Cousances-les-Forges and had features which distinguished them from their competitors, Le Creuset, Descoware of Belgium, and the Scandinavian Copco. Among those features were the...
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