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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2654M Marlborough
May 22, 2013 02:00 PMCalender

Three Sixth-plate Portraits of Ladies

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


Three Sixth-plate Portraits of Ladies, a daguerreotype depicting a woman with curls to either side of her head seated beside a table with an accordion resting on the top; the second, an ambrotype of a woman seated on a chair, wearing a dress with a lace collar and plaid bows down the front; the third, a daguerreotype of a woman wearing a dark moire and white dotted dress, and black lace mitts; mounted in "Flowers in Scroll," and "Scroll/Geometric," (Krainik 201, 213, unlisted, respectively) Union cases, (imperfections).
Estimate $300-500

1st woman- her face slightly out of focus, minor tarnish, light scrtch l.l. background.
2nd woman- Area rt. of head with emulsion spots.
3rd woman- tarnish, possible scratch on one side of collar, and one large oval faint scratch, specks of corrosion.

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