For more than 100 years, Lodge has been perfecting the proces of making cast iron cookware. They formulate just the right metal chemistry, created exacting mold tolerances for their castings, and developed the perfect wall construction for the best even heating found in cookware. No other cast iron cookware is made to Lodge's strict standards. This 3 Quart Dutch Oven is seasoned and ready to use right out of the box. Seasoning is done at the foundry and offers a superior look and performance to home seasoning. And since the seasoning is already done for you, it saves you the time and effort previously needed to season raw cast iron. Features a flat bottom that is perfect to use on your stovetop or in your oven. The glass lid has a dome shape to assist in basting for moist foods. Glass is tempered for safety and dishwasher safe. The knob is oven safe up to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Loop handles make it easier to lift from the stovetop or oven. 10.25" diameter, 3" deep.