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Two Sixth-plate Daguerreotypes of an Early 19th Century Wax Profile Portrait Miniature and a Folk Portrait Painting of a Gentleman

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
556
Sold for:
$215$175

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

Description:

Two Sixth-plate Daguerreotypes of an Early 19th Century Wax Profile Portrait Miniature and a Folk Portrait Painting of a Gentleman, mounted in black "Single Rose" and "Scroll, Gilded Center" (Krainik 199, 216) Union cases, (imperfections).
Estimate $250-400

Wax portrait- tarnish ring, minor dust.
Folk portrait- tarnish ring, wiped, small bead of glass imperfection left of left-facing eye, minor dust and spiders.


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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Gilded Center, Daguerreotype, Humanities, Portrait, Ring, Ring theory, Structure

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