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SA27257

Circa 1940 Sterling Solid Silver Heavy Comport By Richard Dimes Co. Of Boston, Usa.

Price

£475 | $579 USD | €547 EUR
Item Number: SA27257
Date of manufacture: 1940
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Serpentine Antiques
This antique has been viewed 63 times in the past month with the most views from Singapore.

Description

C1940, American sterling solid silver lovely fluted comport on pedestal base, by Richard Dimes Co. of South Boston, Massachusetts. This company was founded in 1908. He originally started the holloware room of the Towle Company, and eventually started his own business.
Weighing 435 grams, this is a very substantial and unusual piece, suitable for dessert, cake, fruit, and cheese.
Considering the value of just the scrap weight of this comport, this is a wonderful value, as silver prices continue to soar.
The beautifully fluted top is 9.5 inches in diameter, and rests firmly on a stepped and flared base.
It stands 3.5 inches high.
This sterling fineness is .925 fine, identical to the silver content of English sterling silver.
Engraved with the date 1940 underneath on the inside of the pedestal, and also with the model number 186.
In very good condition, with just the usual centre surface scratching from serving pieces, this would grace any dinner table or sideboard, and is an excellent investment, given the soaring price of solid silver and the heavy weight of this piece.
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1940.


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Serpentine Antiques
at The Antiques Warehouse
Badshot Farm
St. Georges Rd
Runfold
Farnham
Surrey
GU9 9HR
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