Handcrafted at a family-owned workshop in the Italian Alps, this heavy-gauge copper paiolo is designed for traditional polenta preparation. The pot's flared sides facilitate stirring and encourage the steady absorption of water into the cornmeal, ensuring a creamy texture. 3 1/2-qt. cap. Crafted of hand-hammered copper for excellent heat conductivity. Interior is lined with durable nonreactive tin. Shaped to facilitate stirring and encourage absorption of liquid. Riveted brass handle is adorned with sculpted acorns and leaves. Includes a long wooden stirring spoon. Made in Italy.