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Five Ninth-plate Daguerreotype Portraits

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
586
Sold for:
$461$375

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

Description:

Five Ninth-plate Daguerreotype Portraits, a girl wearing a bonnet with blue-tinted sashes, a girl wearing a floral-printed dress, a young man wearing a polka-dotted half bow tie, a pensive man with hand to his forehead, and man with a fringe beard holding a book; mounted in "Three Pears," "Going to Market," "Two Bunches of Grapes," "The Ballerina," and "Spray of Flowers and Ribbon" (Krainik 407, 389, 411, 382, 417) cases, (imperfections).
Estimate $200-250

Girl wearing a bonnet w/blue sashes- tarnish ring, lighter area around head.
Girl w/floral-printed dress-tarnish spots above head, l.l., minor spiders and dust.
Young man/polka-dotted half-bowtie-numerous small mat scratches, small corrosion spot to l.c.
Pensive man w/hand to forehead-tarnish overall, minor dust and spiders, a few small glass scratches.
Man w/fringe beard holding book-minor dust and spiders, a few small scratches to glass.


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

Beard, Belts, Bonnet, Dust, Fashion, Sash

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