November 19, 2020 10:00 AM EST Cincinnati


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Half Plate Daguerreotype Portrait of a Charming Family Housed in Very Very Rare Wall Frame, Plus

Lot of 3. Fine half plate daguerreotype portrait of a family, featuring a smiling young boy holding the hand of his seated mother. Housed in a Very Very Rare Wall Frame, Fancy Geometric [Berg 7-83]; sixth plate daguerreotype portrait of a young gentleman wearing a top hat. Housed in push-button case; and sixth plate daguerreotype portrait of a young lady with tightly-curled hair. Housed in leatherette case fully separated at spine. 

 

Condition:

Daguerreotype of family with some tarnish to edges and spotting to mat. Frame with some soiling and light wear.

Daguerreotype of gentleman with heavily spotted mat and some spotting to plate. Case with many nicks and spots of wear including repair to spine. 

Daguerreotype of young lady with on very noticeable spot to upper right corner. Case fully separated at spine. 

Estimate: $700 - $900
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$938
11/19/2020

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