This Old Mountain cast iron skillet is pre seasoned and ready to use. This skillet is 16" from spout to spout. The handle on this skillet offers thumb ridges and it also comes with an assist handle for ease of handling. Cast iron retains heat better than any other cooking media and is the cooking choice of many chefs and home cooks alike. The attractive Old Mountain logo embossed on the bottom of this skillet adds extra style and value.