December 06, 2012 07:00 PM EST Cincinnati


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Sixth Plate Ambrotype of a Well-Dressed African American Woman

Sixth plate ambrotype of a young African American woman, possibly a house servant, wearing a white, lace-collared dress adorned with small red flowers, as well as gold tinted jewelry, including earrings, a brooch, and a ring. Presented in hand-painted, papier-mache case with mother-of-pearl inlay in a floral pattern. 

Condition:Some wear along area of plate where it meets mat; light wear to painted details on case; case with tape repair on spine. 

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$330
12/07/2012

 

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