This is a vintage cast iron cake that appears to be of European origin from the early 1900s. There are some spot of missing enamel with n.This item is from an old collection that was stored for many years. Because item was stored for many years, there may be spots of light surface rust. This can generally be washed away then re-seasoned before use. This item is photographed in very bright light to highlight fine details. Under these lighting conditions, item may take on a brown color. Item is much darker under normal light. Photos are part of the items description. Please use them for a more clear understanding of items overall condition. If you have any questions, please let me know.