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Four Quarter-plate Daguerreotype Portraits of Gentlemen

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
671
Sold for:
$246$200

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

Description:

Four Quarter-plate Daguerreotype Portraits of Gentlemen, one depicting a dark-haired gentleman with muttonchop sideburns identified as "Ara W. Jilkon" on a label affixed to the velvet case pad, one of a man leaning casually on a table, wearing a pinstriped vest and plaid tie, one of a bearded man standing, one hand on his hip, in his other hand a book, and a bust-length portrait of a bearded man, each mounted in pressed-paper/leather case, (imperfections).
Estimate $400-600

"Ara W. Jilkon"-minor tarnish, scattered corrosion spots, and spiders, dust.
Man leaning/table, wearing pin-striped vest/plaid tie- lots of dust, tarnish on edges, scattered corrosion spots and spiders.
Beaded man standing, hand on hip/holding a book- edge tarnish, minor corrsion spots.
Bust-length portrait of bearded man- edge tarnish, minor corrsion spots, spiders, and dust.


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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