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Half Plate Daguerreotype Portrait of an Architect at Work in His Office

Auction:
2567B
Lot:
36
Sold for:
$15,405$13,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2567B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 05, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Half Plate Daguerreotype Portrait of an Architect at Work in His Office, in original pressed-paper/leather case, (tarnish to edges, scratches, wipe, scattered spiders and dust, case split and taped on spine).
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Tarnish around edges, scratch about 1/4 in. in size and a wipe at upper left on one of the drawings, several small bownish colored spots of either mold spiders or from impurities in the glass, scattered dust particles.

Keywords

Work, Architect at Work, Bookbinding, Daguerreotype, Leather

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