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Four Sixth-plate Portraits of Young Women

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
566
Sold for:
$185$150

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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 tintype of a seated woman wearing a plaid ribbon in her hair; an ambrotype of a woman standing with one hand holding a straw hat and the other resting on a chair back; a tintype of a woman seated in a chair with a scrolled crest; and an ambrotype of a woman wearing a striped off-the-shoulder dress; mounted in "Geometric/Scroll," "Scroll/Geometric," and "Scroll/Geometric," (Krainik 252, 317, 301, respectively) Union cases, (imperfections).
Estimate $300-450

Plaid ribbon woman- solar ring, a few small minor scattered dark and light spots; Woman with hat- emulsion irregularities l.l. & l.r., fairluy unobtrusive minute scratches, lots of dust under glass; woman in chair w/scrolled crest- solar ring, sm. scratch u.l., minor scattered small spots, mostly to background; wman striped dress- solar ring, scattered small spots, mostly to background, image kind of dark.


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

chair, Ambrotype, Necktie, Ring, Tintype

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