We've finally found a supply of Dutch ovens that have plain lids! No more brand names emobssed on top! Dutch ovens were commonly used in the 18th and 19th centuries. THey are extremely veratile as tehey can be used to fry, stew, braise and bake. Heavy cast iron with three legs, wire bail, and iron lid with rim to hold coals. High quality, imported. 12 qt. capacity. Natural finish ready to season. High quality. Made in China. Weighs about 30 lbs. empty, 12 inch minimum inside diameter.