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Three Sixth-plate Portraits of a Boy with a Drum and Two Bearded Gentlemen

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
567
Sold for:
$215$175

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

Description:

Three Sixth-plate Portraits of a Boy with a Drum and Two Bearded Gentlemen, an ambrotype of a young boy standing holding drumsticks with his hand on a drum which is resting on a chair; and daguerreotypes of a bearded man wearing a straw hat and a young bearded man, in "Grapes and Vine Motif," "Scroll/Geometric," and "Star and Peduncle Motif" (Krainik 185, 330, 343) Union cases, (imperfections).
Estimate $400-600

Ambrotype of a young boy with drum- minor craquelure to varnish, image is kind of dark.
Daguerreotypes of a bearded man wearing a straw hat- tarnish ring, minor corrosion spots and dust.
Dag. of young bearded man-minor edge tarnish, faint scratch c.r. edge, spiders, 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.

Keywords

chair, Ambrotype, Bearded, Daguerreotype, Publishing

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