Pair of English Trumpet-base Mid-drip Candlesticks, third quarter 17th century, the ribbed stems with wide mid-drip catchers and flaring bases, marked "CA" within a diamond on the drip catchers, ht. 7 in.
Provenance: Lillian Cogan, Farmington, Connecticut, January 1978.
Note: For other brass objects with the same mark see Roderick & Valentine Butler, Neil Bollen & Dr. Christopher Green, A Study Collection of Marked Domestic Brass and Other Base Metalware, c. 1600-c. 1900 (Marwood House, Honiton, Devon: Acanthus Press, 2001), p. 21.
One candlestick has some dents on the base; the other has solder reinforcing on the underside joint.
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