NOTE: As of April 25, 2011, melt value of this antique bowl is about $300.00
Beautiful & rare antique Whiting Gorham sterling silver 8 3/4" bread, fruit or serving bowl with spectacular floral repousse & scrolling 'MBW' monogram! Bearing the old Whiting hallmarks on the bottom so this is before the Whiting company was absorbed into Gorham, the date mark place its manufacture to 1908. The piece weighs 6.4 troy ounces or 198 grams. As visually pleasing as they come, the dish has a scalloped shape and the rim is completely encircled by flowers, foliage & scrolls in deep relief or repousse! Perfect as a decorative piece or, add to your existing fine sterling silver ensemble!
Very good condition. Just the very slightest ripple or two in the circular monogrammed base. No dents, other damage or repairs. See pictures for weight and measurements.