05-16-201405-17-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsBoston MA
2727BBoston
May 16, 2014 12:00 PMCalender
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Two 19th Century American School Daguerreotypes: Sixth-plate Daguerreotype of a Child

$800$650
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2727BLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 16, 2014 12:00PM

Description:

Two 19th Century American School Daguerreotypes:

Sixth-plate Daguerreotype of a Child, and Sixth-plate Daguerreotype of a Mother and Child, both in embossed leather cases.
Condition: The first has a slight bend in plate c.l., brown accretions, worn and abraded case, velvet pad and liner faded; the second has minor tarnish, light scratches u.c. and c.l., partially detached case, worn at corners and edges, case opening at u.l. corner, scattered areas of corrosion on brass mat; not examined out of cases.

Provenance: A private New England collection.
Estimate $300-500


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New England