Large Antique French Copper Cauldron / Log Bin (Circa 1850)
Here is a very good quality large antique French provincial copper cauldron / log bin, circa 1850.
• Circa 1850
• Period 2nd Empire
• Provenance France
• Item Cauldron / Log Basket
• Solid copper & tin
• Elegant bell shape design
• Brass scribed carrying handles
• 1ft 10⅞” diameter
• Excellent quality
• Excellent condition
• Completely original
• Excellent colour / patination
• Ideal as a small dining table
• 14 day free UK return policy
Here is a very good large quality antique French provincial copper cauldron / log bin, circa 1850 from the 2nd Empire period. The bin is constructed from superior quality copper it has been built with a bell shape design, which allows it to stand on the ground without fear of it tipping over but also offer a pleasing aesthetics to they eye. The inside of the copper bin is lined with tin. The bin also supports stunning brass scribed handles to each side. Originally, this bin would have been used a cauldron for heating water but now, they are best known as log baskets or as a planter for housing large plants. This item is also suitable as a decorators’ piece.
This item features a rich copper colour. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
The item would look superb in a variety of rooms from the living room, dining room or hallway. The table would certainly grace any home and is a great investment as it is extremely functional. It is ideal for large floral arrangements or housing the annual christmas tree. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
External Diameter at base 77.5cm or 30½” or 2ft 6½”
Internal Diameter at rim = 54cm or 21¼” or 1ft 9¼”
External Diameter at rim = 58.2cm or 22⅞” or 1ft 10⅞”
Height = 46.5cm or 18¼” or 1ft 6¼”