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Quarter-plate Daguerreotype Portrait of a Woman Holding a Cased Photograph

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
557
Sold for:
$400$325

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

Description:

Quarter-plate Daguerreotype Portrait of a Woman Holding a Cased Photograph, mounted in a tortoiseshell veneer case inlaid with mother-of-pearl and abalone flowers, which appears to be the case she is holding in the image, (minor tarnish, dust).
Estimate $300-500


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

Abalone, Daguerreotype, Humanities, Infinite loop, Law_Crime

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