Crafted in France since 1830, Mauviel's culinary legacy spans more than 175 years, making their trademark cookware a favorite in leading restaurants and home kitchens worldwide. Mauviel cookware is made of copper, a material prized for its unsurpassed ability to transfer heat quickly, distribute it evenly and cool rapidly. Polished to a gleaming finish, this classic butter warmer is great for melting butter, making sauces and cooking small portions of soup. Heavy-gauge 2mm copper for superior heat conductivity and temperature control. Stainless-steel interior is nonreactive and easy to clean. The small size 1-cup-cap. size is great for melting butter, making sauces and cooking small portions of soup. Riveted bronze handles. Classic stove-to-table presentation.