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Seventeen Assorted Thermoplastic Union Cases

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
635
Sold for:
$523$425

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

Description:

Seventeen Assorted Thermoplastic Union Cases, two quarter-plate size: the front half of a brown "Scroll/Geometric, Cameo Center" case, and a brown "Scroll/Geometric" case; seven ninth-plate size: "Geometric," "Scroll/Geometric," oval form "Spray of Fruit," "Scroll," "Scroll" with scallop border, "Catching Butterflies," and "Moses Among the Bulrushes"; seven sixteenth plate size: "The Meditating Monk," a combination of "Basket of Flowers with Floral Design" and "Scroll," and three different "Scroll" designs; a small round sweetheart size combining "Geometric" and "Scroll"; (Krainik 71, 78, 452, 492, 677, 703, 672, 621, 627 and 654, 656, 659, 745 and 766, respectively); accompanied by four small assorted, loose portrait images: two ninth plate tintypes of a young woman and a baby, a sweetheart size daguerreotype of a young man, and tintype of a middle-aged woman.
Estimate $200-250

The quarterplate case with the cameo center is missing the other side of the case, one of the small ninth-plate cases is missing the hinges.


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

Cameo Center, Daguerreotype, Humanities, Printing, Scroll, Tintype

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