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Four Ninth-plate Daguerreotype Portraits of Young Ladies

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
593
Sold for:
$270$225

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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, one identified as "Sarah A. Perkins" on an inscription in the case; mounted in two brown "Scroll/Geometric" and "Geometric," black "Geometric," and a green "Scroll" (Krainik 438, 433, 450) Union cases, (imperfections).
Estimate $200-250

All with some degree of tarnish rings, dust ,spiders, and corrosion spots, one has a small bend c.l., one has a light scratch across dress.


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

Corrosion, Daguerreotype, Metals, Metalworking terminology, Tarnish

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