Lot 3    

Terrific Oversized Quarter Plate Daguerreotype,
2003 Americana May 8-9.
anonymous, 3.5 x 4" plate in an embossed leather case. A great studio image, with a solar reflector making a strange mottled "saucer" over the heads of the three sitters. The middle gentleman bears a resemblance to Cornelius Cole, California U.S. representative and senator during the Civil War and immediately afterwards.

Brasseur Collection of Cased Images

Plate resealed, case with detached cover. Light mat abrasion along left edge, one bit of corrosion at lower left.
Est $500 - $700
      Ask a Question

All Images

don't miss

an opportunity to bid. You can't win if you're not in.

sign up to bid

what's it worth?

ask the experts

sell your item

start selling
Gamy Chromos of Wright  Brothers Flyers,
Lot # 511 - Gamy Chromos of Wright Brothers Flyers,
lot of 2, both 17.75" x 35.5" with beautiful pastel colors. Includes horizontal image entitled "Wright Au Camp D'Auvours", with "Copyright 1906 M.R. Paris" by E. Montaut; AND a vertically oriented Gamy entitled "Juvisy-Paris De Lambert sur biplan Wright-Ariel Magneto Lavalette Eisemann", marked "Cop... > Item Details
Embroidered Friendship Quilt Dated 1917,
Lot # 842 - Embroidered Friendship Quilt Dated 1917,
made up of 63 individual blocks, all with unique figural designs. Each block is signed and dated with dates beginning in 1913 and extending through 1917. All in matching navy blue on white ground with lighter blue cross-stitch embroidery used to join blocks. One block at top center has history em... > Item Details
GAR Louisville Canteen,
Lot # 405 - GAR Louisville Canteen,
tin with original polychrome stenciled decoration/inscription "We Drank From The Same Canteen" arched above a U.S. shield breasted spread winged eagle with ribbon banner in beak and arrows & laurel branches in talons and straight-line inscription below "Louisville/1861-1865". Original cork stopper ... > Item Details
Civil War Folk Art Cane With Corps Badges & More,
Lot # 767 - Civil War Folk Art Cane With Corps Badges & More,
single piece knobby tapered shaft, carved the entire length with Union Corps badges in shallow relief. Each branch knob is carved with animal heads, bulbous knob handle with two bearded human faces. Near top is carved inscription "121 HNYV (121 New York Vol.) 1862:65." Cane is finished in two lay... > Item Details
Half Plate Tintype of Children with Guns,
Lot # 39 - Half Plate Tintype of Children with Guns,
interesting 4" x 5" studio image of four children between 6 and 10 years of age, probably brothers and sisters. Two boys, each with rifle (left) or shotgun (right) are seated in front, the boy on left wears a military academy uniform with kepi. The two girls are behind, older one standing in white... > Item Details
Lidded Rockingham Toby Jug,
Lot # 826 - Lidded Rockingham Toby Jug,
English, mid-19th century. Slip cast full length figure of a portly gentleman in tri-corner hat, lid is central part of hat, scroll handle; 10" h. > Item Details
Tintype of Coal Miners,
Lot # 38 - Tintype of Coal Miners,
3.6" x 5.5" showing 6 young to middle-aged men seated on ground in front of a board & batten building, all in work clothing with pick axes, lunch pails and lamps on their hats. An older gentleman, presumably the boss, is seated to the left in suit and broad brimmed hat. Illustrated hand bill for h... > Item Details
National Greenback Paper Ballot,
Lot # 143 - National Greenback Paper Ballot,
6 x 12", framed. New Hampshire ballot with Warren G. Brown for Governor, illustrated with a charging Miss Liberty in flowing gown and liberty cap, carrying a U.S. flag. This was the failed party of Civil War General Benj. Franklin Butler. > Item Details
Pair of Lindbergh Cast Iron Bookends,
Lot # 508 - Pair of Lindbergh Cast Iron Bookends,
with copper plate, 4.75" wide x 6.75" high. Nice relief sculpture of the front of the engine of the Spirit of St. Louis with working propeller, and bust portrait of Lindbergh. Marked on rear "Pat. Pend." > Item Details
CDV of Two Hunters,
Lot # 75 - CDV of Two Hunters,
each holding a percussion long rifle, dressed in overcoats, heavy boots and hats with powder horns across chests. Base of neck brace is visible behind gentleman on right. Back stamp of "C.A. Cross" of "Sandusky, O.". > Item Details
Pair of Early American Wrought Iron Fire Dogs,
Lot # 666 - Pair of Early American Wrought Iron Fire Dogs,
with nice ring top finial and flaring feet, 13" deep x 16" high. > Item Details
Quarter Plate Union Cases,
Lot # 54 - Quarter Plate Union Cases,
lot of 4, including a black "Lyre in Wide Portal" (Berg 1-45; Karinik 44) with reverse being "The Lords Prayer" (Berg 1-33; Karinik 41) with hand colored portrait of a young woman; PLUS black "Lady with Falcon" (Berg 1-36; Karinik 32) with ambrotype portrait of an older lady; PLUS "Cupid & Stag" (Be... > Item Details
Folk Art Wood Box,
Lot # 1073 - Folk Art Wood Box,
decorated with paint and turned wood ornaments. Pine with dark varnish finish and yellow geometric designs. Simple lap joint construction. Edges of box, corners of top and centers of panels have turned wood buttons tacked on. Lid is removable with central spool-type handle. Yellow painted inscripti... > Item Details
Huge Copper Tea Kettle,
Lot # 795 - Huge Copper Tea Kettle,
American with gooseneck, dovetailed base, swing handle and brass finial on lid, 12" h. x 8.2" d. > Item Details
Underwood and Underwood Book-Boxed Stereoview Set,
Lot # 83 - Underwood and Underwood Book-Boxed Stereoview Set,
"Palestine" (100) with guidebook "Traveling In the Holy Land Through the Stereoscope" by J.L. Hurlbut, D.D. Contains Biblical images such as the Garden of Gethsemane, Mosque Macpelah, the burial place of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and the Fountain of Elisha, as well as beautiful views of the countr... > Item Details
Cabinet Card of
Lot # 567 - Cabinet Card of "Muggins" Taylor , Discovered Custer Massacre,
silver gelatin image with imprint of Palmer, Butte, Montana; circa 1900, signed in negative "W.H. Taylor, Scout." An aged Taylor stands in buckskins with his Sharp's carbine. This is H.M. Taylor, a scout with General Alfred Terry who discovered the Custer massacre and was the first to deliver the ... > Item Details
Ambrotype of  Hat Makers,
Lot # 23 - Ambrotype of Hat Makers,
anonymous quarter plate size in full leather case. A fine occupational of three hat makers and their tools, including hat block, and various crimping and shaping irons. > Item Details
Advertising  Chromo For 1914 Touring Car,
Lot # 531 - Advertising Chromo For 1914 Touring Car,
chromolithograph, laid on canvas with an American convertible touring car in Southwestern landscape with six Anglos stopped to ask direction from two Native Americans on horseback, 18" x 26". > Item Details
18th Century Mourning Jewelry,
Lot # 971 - 18th Century Mourning Jewelry,
hand painted bi-pointed lozenge-shaped miniature on ivory in yellow gold mount. Miniature is classical scene of two mourning women at urn-topped plinth with anchor and tree in sepia tones. Urn has initials "J.C." while plinth has inscription "Affection/Weeps/Heaven/Rejoices." Rear is curved as if f... > Item Details
Confederate UCV Badges,
Lot # 407 - Confederate UCV Badges,
lot of 2. Includes UCV 1905 souvenir badge for Louisville convention, and fine cello R.E. Lee badge with red and white ribbon streamers probably sold at same time. > Item Details
ITEMS 1-20 of 20