Crafted to deliver the latest enameled cast iron innovations with the added space and capability of Le Creuset’s classic oval ovens, the Signature Collection oval French Oven is ideal for preparing larger one-pot meals, whole fish filets or even a rack of ribs. Features: A flat base steadies the braiser squarely over the heat source. 45% larger handles provide a sure grip, even with oven mitts. The superior heat distribution and retention of Le Creuset enameled cast iron. An advanced sand-colored interior enamel with even more resistance to wear. Colorful, long-lasting exterior enamel that resists chipping and cracking. A secure lid with stabilizers to prevent rocking and sliding. An all-new larger composite knob that withstands temperatures up to 480oF. The lightest weight per quart of any premium cast iron cookware available.