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Lot 1367

FIGURAL EMBOSSED THERMOPLASTIC / UNION PHOTOGRAPH CASES WITH IMAGES, LOT OF TWO

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 TWO, comprising one double sixth plate example featuring Mother Embracing Child 2 depicting a mother and child with a large recumbent dog to each side, having two tintypes to interior identified as Frederick J. Boulton (1823-1889) and his wife Julia Boulton (1823-1879) of Connecticut, each having lightly tinted cheeks, and one quadruple ninth plate example featuring Children Playing with Toys having three tintypes and one ruby ambrotype of children sitting in a chair to interior. Littlefield, Parsons & Co., Northampton, MA. Circa 1860. 4 5/8" x 3" and 6 1/4" x 3 7/8".
Literature: Berg - Nineteenth Century Photographic Cases and Wall Frames, p. 14, fig. 1-14 and p. 34, fig. 1-48.

Condition

Images in excellent condition; double sixth plate example having a glued repair to one front corner and a minor crack to back edge; quadruple example having cover with a minor crack to edge and a filled-in repair to chip on one edge.

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