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Ten Assorted Daguerreotype Portraits

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
594
Sold for:
$554$450

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

Description:

Ten Assorted Daguerreotype Portraits, two sixth-plate portraits of a husband and wife identified as "Josiah Capen" and wife on interior notes, in matching black "Geometric Scroll, Scallop Edge" cases; a sixth-plate portrait of a woman wearing a lacy bonnet in a pressed paper case; four ninth-plate portraits: a young man, two young women, and a marble bust; three sixteenth plate portraits: a young husband and wife, and a young child, mounted in "Geometric," "Geometric/Scroll," "Single Rose, Floral/Scroll," "Wildflowers," and combination "Children Playing with Toys" and unlisted (Krainik 337, 505, 589, 584, 575, and unlisted) Union cases, (imperfections).
Estimate $300-500

Mrs. Capen- case broken/lossesat hinges.
16th pl. Young child- has wipes and light scratches.
2 16th-plate husband and wife- in a single case & case has an edge crack.
All others with tarnish, dust, spiders.


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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Daguerreotype, Humanities, Law_Crime, Portrait, Visual arts

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