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Three Sixth-plate Daguerreotype Portraits of Young Women

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2654M
Lot:
552
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Auction:
Discovery - 2654M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Three Sixth-plate Daguerreotype Portraits of Young Women, one wearing lacy black mitts, one with her hands resting on her lap, and one wearing a floral calico-print dress, in "Geometric/Scroll," combination "Floral" and "Whelk Shell with Twisted Border," and "Geometric Scroll" (Krainik 226, 255 and 210, 269, respectively) Union cases, (minor imperfections).
Estimate $100-150

one wearing lacy black mitts on her hands- very minor tarnish, spiders, and dust.
one with her hands resting on her lap- faint 1/4 in. scratch at u.l. edge.
one wearing a floral calico-printed dress- tarnish, minor spiders and dust.


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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Calico, Kozhikode

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