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Sixth-plate Daguerreotype Portraits of a Bearded Man and Two Sets of Husband and Wife Portraits

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
574
Sold for:
$215$175

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

Description:

Sixth-plate Daguerreotype Portraits of a Bearded Man and Two Sets of Husband and Wife Portraits, five total, one of a young gentleman with a fringe beard; a pair of husband and wife portraits of a man with a beard and a woman wearing a plaid dress; and a pair of bust-length portraits of a young husband wearing a beard, and his wife, wearing an oval brooch at her collar, mounted in "Geometric/Scroll," "Scroll/Geometric," and "Geometric Scroll" (Krainik 262, 324, and 361) Union cases, (imperfections).
Estimate $400-600

Young gentleman w/fringe beard- tarnish ring, small scratch l.c. edge, few minor small corrosion spots to background.
Pair of husband and wife portraits man w/beard and woman in plaid dress- both with edge tarnish, minor spiders, dust.
Pair of bust-length portraits young husband and wife- both with tarnished edges, scattered spiders, dust, woman looks like she has been wiped.


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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Beard, Facial hair, Hairstyles

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