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Seven Assorted Daguerreotype Portraits in Oval Union Cases

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
619
Sold for:
$554$450

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

Description:

Seven Assorted Daguerreotype Portraits in Oval Union Cases, five ninth-plate portraits of three young women and a husband and wife, two sixteenth-plate portraits of a young woman and a bearded man; mounted in six "Scroll," combination "Fruit and Flowers" and "A Rose," unlisted, "Scroll," combination "Geometric/Scroll" and "Geometric/Scroll," and "The Meditating Monk" (Krainik 685, 679 and 681, unlisted, 702, 719 and 722, 712) oval Union cases, (imperfections).
Estimate $200-250

All portraits with varying degrees of dust, spiders, and tarnish, one 16th plate of a young woman with heavy tarnish; one ninth-plate portrait of a woman with 1/2 in. scratch l.c., a 16th plate port. of man w/beard with several small scratches; the cases in good condition except for "The Meditating Monk," has heavy surface wear to front of case.


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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