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Eight Daguerreotype Portraits of Ladies

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
625
Sold for:
$277$225

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

Description:

Eight Daguerreotype Portraits of Ladies, a quarter-plate portrait of a young woman wearing cameo jewelry, and seven sixth-plate portraits: six of young ladies, one of whom holds a mother-of-pearl inlaid case, and two portraits of middle-aged women; each mounted in a pressed-paper/leather case, (imperfections).
Estimate $300-500

All portraits with varying degrees of tarnish, spiders, and dus; the half-plate and two of the sixth-plate cases are split.


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

dus, Daguerreotype, Humanities, Portrait, Visual arts

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