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Three Daguerreotypes of Gentlemen and a Tintype of a Child with Pull-toys

Auction:
2482
Lot:
498
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Three Daguerreotypes of Gentlemen and a Tintype of a Child with Pull-toys, America, late 19th century, three daguerreotypes: a sixth plate image depicting a young man with a cello housed in one half of a hinged leather case, a quarter plate image depicting a young man housed in an embossed leather case; a 5 x 4 in. plate depicting a young bearded man wearing a plaid mantle in a gilt-brass mat; a sixth-plate sized tintype depicting a child seated on a chair holding the reins of two horse pull-toys, (imperfections).
Estimate $300-500

Cello man- not sealed, several small spots of tarnish within and around the perimeter; young bearded man- not sealed, some edge tarnish; man w/mantle-partly sealed, specks on cover glass; child- faint lines on surface, child's face out of focus.

Keywords

chair, Daguerreotype, Tintype

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