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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3278M Marlborough
August 11, 2019 10:00AMCalender

Two English Trumpet-base Mid-drip Candlesticks

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3278M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 11, 2019 10:00AM


Two English Trumpet-base Mid-drip Candlesticks, third quarter 17th century, the ribbed stems with wide mid-drip catchers and flaring bases, the smaller candlestick marked "CA" within a diamond on the drip catcher, ht. to 6 3/4 in.

Provenance: The shorter candlestick, Roger Bacon, Exeter, New Hampshire, April, 1977; the taller from The Roger Bacon Collection, Skinner, September 25, 1982, Lot 804.

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.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

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