Lebolt & Co. Sterling Silver Compote, Chicago, Illinois
Lebolt & Co. sterling silver compote, Chicago, Illinois, Wide shallow bowl on long stem flaring to circular foot, maker's mark Lebolt, hand hammered sterling silver was made by Chicago silver company, LeBolt. The compote has an applied engraved inside of the bowl. Very nice size, measuring 3 1/4 inches in height and 12 inches in diameter. The weight is 28 troy ounces.
In 1912, J. Myer LeBolt added silversmithing to his family Chicago jewelry store. LeBolt also had a retail store in Paris in the 1920's. This lobed candy compote was monogrammed (inside of the bowl) Marked on the bottom "LEBOLT Hand Beaten Sterling 1030". Nice condition with the hammer marks that were typical in classic Arts & Crafts silver. A rare piece of Arts & Crafts sterling from the Chicago area.