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Four Sixth-plate Portraits of Young Women

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
560
Sold for:
$338$275

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

Description:

Four Sixth-plate Portraits of Young Women, a daguerreotype of two women seated on a couch, one wearing a plaid dress; an ambrotype of two sisters wearing dark off-the-shoulder dresses; an ambrotype of a woman wearing a dress with blue-tinted skirt; and a daguerreotype of a woman wearing a dress with a white lace collar, mounted in "Geometric/Scroll," "Scroll/Geometric," "Scroll," and "Scroll/Floral" (Krainik 258, 306, 311, and 318) Union cases, (imperfections).
Estimate $400-600

Daguerreotype of two women seated on a couch- minor smll scateered darkish and light spots;
Ambrotype of two sisters wearing dark-colored off-the-shoulder dresses- a few scattered losses to varnish;
Ambrotype of a woman wearing a dark-colored dress with blue-tinted skirt- very good;
Daguerreotype of a woman wearing a dark dress with a white lace collar- minor tarnish u.r. , couple minor corrosion spots.


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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Ambrotype, Collar, Daguerreotype, Humanities, Law_Crime, Skirt

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