This Old Mountain three quart cast iron sauce pan with lid and assist handle is pre seasoned and ready to use. This sauce pan is 8.75" diameter including the spout. A solid cast iron knob tops the cast iron lid. The extra long handle on this sauce pan offers thumb ridges for ease of handling. Cast iron retains heat better than any other cooking media and is the cooking choice of many chefs and home cooks alike. The attractive Old Mountain logo embossed on the bottom of this sauce pan adds extra style and value.