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Lot 1368


Estimate: $200 - $300
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Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

FIGURAL EMBOSSED THERMOPLASTIC / UNION PHOTOGRAPH CASES WITH IMAGES, LOT OF SEVEN, comprising one ninth plate example depicting A Game of Chess housing a tintype of a young man, three quarter plate examples including one featuring Cupid and the Stag design, one with the Parting of Hinda and Hafed having an ambrotype of dark haired woman, and one depicting Alone at the Rendezvous having tintype featuring three women sitting in a carriage with two horses, and three sixth plate examples including one with Eagle and Flag design to cover and back with geometric design, slightly ill-fitting and probably together by association, having a tintype of a gentleman to interior, one featuring Mother Embracing Child 1, and one depicting Hunter with Kill. Third quarter 19th century. 3" x 2 5/8" to 4 7/8" x 3 7/8".
Literature: Berg - Nineteenth Century Photographic Cases and Wall Frames, p. 23, fig. 1-28, p. 24, fig. 1-29S, p. 27, fig. 1-35, p. 36, fig. 1-55, p. 46, fig. 1-94, p. 47, fig. 1-98, p. 171, 3-188.


Images in excellent condition; Mother and child example having inset velvet detached but present and minor crack to front edge; ninth plate example having a few minute/minor chips to edge; Hunter example having a crack to front edge; each quarter plate example having a chip and/or roughness to some corners and Alone at the Rendezvous having added teal paint.

Collection of the late Al and Billy Steidel, Alexandria, VA.