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Eight Ninth-plate Portraits of Gentlemen in Thermoplastic Union Cases

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
531A
Sold for:
$338$275

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

Description:

Eight Ninth-plate Portraits of Gentlemen in Thermoplastic Union Cases, seven ambrotypes and one tintype mounted in eight-sided cases: "Scroll, Gilded Center," "The Chess Players," "Geometric/Scroll," "Geometric," "Geometric/Scroll," "Scroll," "Single Rose, Floral/Scroll," and one unlisted, (Krainik 591, 580, 588, 587, 605, 600, 584, respectively), (imperfections).
Estimate $100-150

One of the ambrotypes has a large solar ring, others with minor dust/debris under the glass.


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.

Keywords

Gilded Center, Ambrotype, Printing, Scroll, Tintype

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