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Four Ninth-plate Daguerreotype Portraits of Young Ladies

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
583
Sold for:
$369$300

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

Description:

Four Ninth-plate Daguerreotype Portraits of Young Ladies, two portraits of young ladies each wearing sausage-curl hairstyles, under brass mats impressed "ANSON" (probably Rufus Anson, New York City); a lady wearing a striped dress and a cap with pendant pompoms; and a lady wearing a lacy and floral bonnet with a plaid sash; mounted in "American Gothic," "The Blind Beggar," and combination "The Chess Players" and "Geometric/Scroll" (Krainik 374, 388, 381 and 478) cases, (imperfections).
Estimate $200-300

-2 ladies w/sausage-curl hair- scattered small corrosion spots and minor tarnish and dust on one, minor dust on the other, the case hase a small edge crack on one side and a large extensive crack on the other side.
-Lady w/ striped dress- scattered spots of tarnish, one small corrosion spot.
-Lady w/ bonnet- two small bends on left edge, tarnish on right side.


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

New York City, Blind Beggar, Bonnet, Corrosion, Hat, Tarnish

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