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Four Sixth-plate Daguerreotype Portraits of Married Couples

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
677
Sold for:
$308$250

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

Description:

Four Sixth-plate Daguerreotype Portraits of Married Couples, depicting two young couples and two middle-aged couples, mounted in pressed-paper/leather cases, (imperfections).
Estimate $250-350

All have fairly minor tarnish, one middle-age couple's portrait has numerous spiders, one young couple's portrait condition is nearly perfect; two portraits have no cases, one case is 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.

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