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11 Pieces of Daguerreotype & Tintype Jewelry

Fine oval brooch with daguerreotype photo of a bearded young man in a high collar. The brooch is oval, gold plated on the front, and silver on the reverse, with a pin mounting. The photo is 1 ¾ inches tall.

A larger oval brooch with a tintype portrait of a young man. The brooch is brass with a roped design, and has a compartment on the reverse for either another image or a lock of hair. It has a pin backing, and the portrait is made to swivel. The image is 1 7/8 inches. 

An oval broch with a portrait of a bearded man. The of the brooch has a black enameled ring around the portrait. The reverse of the brooch looks like silver and has a pin fastener missing its catch. The image is 1 ½ inches tall. 

Oval brooch with a portrait of an older woman in a bonnet. The front of the brooch appears to be gold plated, with the reverse being silver colored. The brooch has a pin backing. The portrait is 1 ½ inches tall.

Round watch-style pendant mounting with two fine tintypes, one of a man, the other of a middle-aged woman. Both images are excellent. The watch style case is engraved, and gold colored. The images are 1 3/8 inches across.

Fine oval brooch with a portrait of a bearded man in an ornate setting with a rim of corkscrew design around the outside, and a pin backing. The reverse has a compartment for another image or a lock of hair. The portrait is 1 ¼ inches tall.

Flat square mounting with a silver plate on the front and a small circular portrait of a young woman, probably from just before the Civil War. She is wearing an off-the-shoulder dress and a fine beaded necklace and brooch. The silver face is tarnished, and has a fine pattern of leaves and vines on it. The backing appears to be cloth. The image is 1 1/8 inches across. 

Top of a watch case with a round tintype image of a man in coat, vest and tie. The case half is gold colored and engraved. The glass is cracked. The image is 1 ¾ inches across.

Ambrotype or glass image of a woman holding a broom, wearing an apron, on a pin backing. The image is 1 1/8 inches across.

2 Round mattes with round tintypes with tin backings with pins. One is a man with an incredibly jaunty angle to his top hat. The other is possibly an African-American man. Both images are 1 inch across. Dimensions: As mentioned in each description. All items are in a plastic freezer bag. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. $30.00 plus 1.5% replacement cost insurance. 

 

Condition:

Each item is as described individually. One item is a broken off part of a watch case. Most images are very good to excellent.  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: $50 - $100
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$91
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.