The Sarpaneva cast iron pot, designed in 1960 by Finnish design legend Timo Sarpaneva, is a bona fide Scandinavian design classic. The heavy cast iron pot cooks food evenly both on the stove and in the oven, making it ideal for any hearty meal: stews, slow cooked bolognese or even a whole roast chicken. The detachable wooden handle makes it easy to lift either the whole pot or only the lid without burning one's fingers, while the enamel coating prevents food flavours from sticking to the pot’s surface, so the same pot can be used for a variety of dishes. The award-winning, streamlined casserole dish is the perfect piece of cookware for all friends of good food and modern Scandinavian design.
Sarpaneva cast iron pot 3 L
- Cast iron with enameled inside, wooden handle
- 3 L
- Suitable for all hobs. Oven safe without the handle.
- Care instructions
- Use wooden or plastic utensils to avoid scratching the enamel. Wash by hand.
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Timo Sarpaneva (1926-2006) was a Finnish designer who contributed to making Finnish design well-known in the world. He graduated from the Institute for Industrial Arts (the forerunner of the University of Arts and Design Helsinki) in 1948. Even though he was trained as a graphic designer, he spent the majority of his life working as an industrial designer.
He is famous for his glassware – glass was his favourite material but he was also a master of materials such as porcelain, cast iron and textile – as well as graphic art. For Iittala he designed for instance works of art such as the collection of Claritas vases (1983) and the Orkidea vase (1953). Other products designed for Iittala are, among the others, his famous cast iron pot and Festivo candleholders, and in 1956 he designed for Iittala the company’s famous i-logo. He worked for Iittala until his death on 6th October 2006, aged 79. For his works Timo Sarpaneva received many prestigious awards, including the Lunning Prize, the Pro Finlandia medal and the Grand Prix at the Milan Triennale. His works are represented in several museums’ collections worldwide.
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