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Twenty-six Assorted Early Photographic Cases

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
565A
Sold for:
$923$750

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

Description:

Twenty-six Assorted Early Photographic Cases, three quarter-plate size, nineteen sixth-plate, and four ninth-plate, most book-form bijou or "jewel" cases with gilt edges, made of a variety of materials including papier-mache, lacquer, and embossed leather; some paint with flowers and scenes and gilt-decorated, some inlaid with mother-of-pearl or abalone, one with a lithograph picture, one embossed brass.
Estimate $250-350


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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