Sale 17PH01 | Lot 29

[DAGUERREOTYPE--CHILDREN] Two unusual portrait daguerreotypes.

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Lot 29
[DAGUERREOTYPE--CHILDREN] Two unusual portrait daguerreotypes.
[Asian woman in traditional dress]. American: gilt mat stamped Cutting's [J. Ambrose Cutting] and dated July 1854. Sixth-plate, housed in a moulded leather case. Some minor oxidation, generally a fine example; Together with two African-American women with child American: circa 1850s. Sixth-plate, housed in a moulded leather case. Slight tinting, an image of very elegant pair of women, whose jewelry is heightened in gilt. A bright and very unusual image.


Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $1,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $1,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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