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Fourteen Early Cased Photographs and a Portrait Miniature

Auction:
3158T
Lot:
1484
Sold for:
$8,610$7,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3158T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 25, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Fourteen Early Cased Photographs and a Portrait Miniature, mid-19th century, related to the Williams and Harding families, most with notes indicating the sitters, including three half-plate, two quarter-plate, six sixth-plate and three ninth-plate daguerreotypes or ambrotypes, and a watercolor on ivory portrait miniature of a man in glasses.
Estimate $800-1,200


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

Ambrotype, Daguerreotype, Mercury, Miniature painting, Monochrome photography, Photography, Portrait miniature, Visual arts

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