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10 Daguerreotype Portraits in Leatherette Cases

A very interesting daguerreotype portrait of a man in flowered vest and straw hat, probably a farmer. He is wearing a white shirt with attached collar, staring directly into the lens. The image is in a leatherette case. 2 5/8 by 3 inches. A very nice image and case.

A very fine daguerreotype portrait of a woman in mourning with a high collar with gold painted wedding ring, earrings and long gold chain. Her dress appears to be satin with a fringe at her chest. The image is in a very good leatherette case. 2 ½ by 3 1/8 inches. A very fine image!

Daguerreotype portrait of a couple, the woman wearing a black dress and a white lace collar, with a ring with a stone set in it on her index finger as well as a wedding ring. The man is wearing a wide and fancy bow tie with a pin in it. They are side by side in a very fancy matte in a leatherette case that has separated at the hinge. The image is 4 by 3 inches. The case is an interesting one with a church on the covers with a river in front of it with a canoe and sailboat on it.

Daguerreotype portrait of a woman in a very fine dress with a diagonal chevron striped pattern on it. She has a ring on her index finger. The image is in an oval matte in a leatherette case with a large rose on it. The image is 2 ¾ by 3 ¼ inches. The case is scuffed, but the image is quite nice.

A very fine daguerreotype portrait of a bearded man in a satin vest, coat and tie. This is a very fine image in an oval matte in a leatherette case. The image is 2 ½ by 3 inches. There is a small patch on the case, and front and back do not match.

A very fine daguerreotype image of a handsome man in a broad-brimmed hat and coat that might be linen. He looks as if he could be Hispanic. The image is in a beautiful oval matte in a leatherette case. 2 ½ by 3 inches.

Daguerreotype portrait of a very nice looking couple, the wife actually smiling at the man. They are in an interesting matte in leatherette case. The matte is stamped “Pollock, Balto.” 3 1/8 by 4 ¼ inches. The case has a rose on the cover. 

Charming daguerreotype image of a smiling middle aged woman in a leatherette case. She is holding a small object, probably a ring, and has a kerchief on her lap. Her hair is in corkscrew ringlets. 2 ½ by 3 1/8 inches.

Daguerreotype portrait of a woman in a spectacular floral dress, the image of amazing clarity. It is in a leatherette case that is two-toned on back and front. 2 ½ by 3 1/8 inches.

Interesting daguerreotype portrait of a man with large sideburns in coat and cravat with watch chain. It is in a light brown leather case. The image is 2 ½ by 3 inches. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. $30.00 plus 1.5% replacement cost insurance. 

Condition:

These images are all in very good or better condition. Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under terms and conditions. Please be advised we do not provide porters nor packing materials for pick ups. We do not accept credit cards. 

 

Estimate: $100 - $250
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$363
08/05/2021

 

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Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms and Conditions. This auction has a buyer's premium of 21%.  Methods of payment are cash, check, money orders, or wire transfer for foreign payments. Please note we do not accept credit cards.