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Three Sixth-plate Daguerreotype Portraits of Young Women

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
564
Sold for:
$215$175

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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, a bust-length vignette of a woman wearing a checked dress with a white eyelet collar, one of a woman resting one arm on a table, holding a Union case with both hands, and one of a woman seated in a chair holding a Union case in one hand; mounted in "Scroll/Geometric Scroll," "Scroll," and "Geometric/Scroll/Floral" (Krainik 321/253, 313, and 292) Union cases, (minor imperfections).
Estimate $300-500

Checked dress- Minor tarnish, spiders, and dust.
Woman holding a Union case with both hands- Minor tarnish, spiders, and dust.
Woman holding a Union case with one hand- minor edge 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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chair, Daguerreotype, Humanities, Law_Crime, Scribes, Scroll

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