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Four Sixth-plate Daguerreotype Portraits of Women in a Common Union Case

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
531
Sold for:
$215$175

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Auction:
Discovery - 2654M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Four Sixth-plate Daguerreotype Portraits of Women in a Common Union Case, the four women representing three generations, the youngest with tinted cheeks and background, in a double sixth-plate size combination "The Faithful Hound" and "Girl with Flower Basket" (Krainik 91) Union case, the interior with four molded sixth-plate size apertures, (minor edge tarnish, dust).
Estimate $200-250

u.l. woman with later aped edges and lacking outer embossed thin brass preserver, case labeled "Scarce" in the Krainik book, with one chipped corner.


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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Daguerreotype, Humanities, Statement

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