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Two Daguerreotypes: Boston School, 19th Century, Sixth-plate Daguerreotype of a Boy Leaning on a Table

Auction:
2727B
Lot:
102
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2727B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 16, 2014 12:00PM

Description:

Two Daguerreotypes:

Boston School, 19th Century, Sixth-plate Daguerreotype of a Boy Leaning on a Table, in a black leather push-button case, and American School, 19th Century, Sixth-plate Daguerreotype of Three Young Boys, in an embossed leather case.
Condition: The first with minor tarnishing, brown accretions, minor wear to case especially along spine, several spots of corrosion on brass mat; the second lightly scratched, case worn with loss at u.r. corner of cover, repaired spine, case opening at u.l. corner, silk pad faded and worn, velvet liner faded and lightly abraded; not examined out of cases.

Provenance: A private New England collection.
Estimate $300-500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Boston School, American School, New England

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