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Nine Daguerreotype Portraits of Young Women

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
630
Sold for:
$492$400

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

Description:

Nine Daguerreotype Portraits of Young Women, a quarter-plate portrait of a young woman seated, holding a fan; and eight sixth-plate size, one of which appears to be of a painted portrait; mounted in eight pressed-paper/leather cases, (imperfections).
Estimate $300-500

Quarter-plate seated young woman w/fan- minor tarnish, spider, minor dust.
Sixth-plate- all with some degree of tarnish, spiders, dust, and corrosion.
four cases are split., one case has two portraits.


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

Daguerreotype, Humanities, Portrait, Tarnish, Visual arts

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