Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Fifteen Assorted Daguerreotype Portraits

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
645
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

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

Description:

Fifteen Assorted Daguerreotype Portraits, a half-plate portrait of a young man, no case, five quarter-plate size: a young family, a pensive young woman, a seated young woman with signed "S. Broadbent" on mat, all in pressed leather/paper cases, and three elderly ladies; eight sixth-plate size: three of young men, one with three young ladies, one with a boy and a girl in a lacquered wood frame, one of a grieving woman holding a photo, one of an elderly gentleman, and one a copy of a silhouette of a woman, and a 1 5/8 x 1 3/8 portrait of a girl, most are in pressed leather/paper cases.
Estimate $200-300


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.

Departments

Specialists