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Four Sixth-plate Tintype Family Portraits in a Common Union Case

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
537
Sold for:
$86$70

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

Description:

Four Sixth-plate Tintype Family Portraits in a Common Union Case, a father, mother, two boys, and four girls, with tinted cheeks and gilt highlights, in a brown double sixth-plate size "Spray of Strawberries" (Krainik 93) Union case.
Estimate $200-250

Images are clear but a little dark, only under very close (magnified) inspection, some of the emulsion shows some craquelure.


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

Emulsion, Matter, Statement, Tintype

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