Lot 8    

JAPANESE AMBROTYPE, SEATED WOMAN WITH BOOK
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Anonymous sixth plate in complete wooden case. She rests a Japanese book on her knees.

Condition:  
EXC, with Japanese handstamp on edge of case.
Est $250 - $350
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Ames Powder Flask,
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