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.

Provenance:  
Brasseur Collection of Cased Images


Condition:  
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 & Montaut Motor Launch Chromolithographs,
Lot # 529 - Gamy & Montaut Motor Launch Chromolithographs,
lot of 3, each 17.75 x 35.5" with added hand-colored details. Includes one signed "E. Montaut 04," entitled "Coupe Du Salon-1901. Dietrich III barre' par perignon 1er du dassement general des Cruisers Record dumonde," and marked "Montaut Mabileau, Editeurs, Paris"; PLUS second signed the same way, e... > Item Details
Four Decorated Stoneware Crocks,
Lot # 989 - Four Decorated Stoneware Crocks,
including two made by I.M. Mead. Both are ovoid jars with flaring lips and double lunate handles with cobalt splashes at handles, impressed volume stamp and marker's stamp. The first is a one gallon with impressed mark "I.M. Mead/Portage Co./Ohio," 7.5" d. x 9.4" h.; PLUS second stamped "I.M. Mead... > Item Details
Staffordshire Bird on Nest Inkwell,
Lot # 794 - Staffordshire Bird on Nest Inkwell,
late 19th century, 2.5" d. x 2.7" h. Interesting figural inkwell with a snake stealing eggs from nest as mother bird watches. Nest is coleslaw polychrome finish. > Item Details
Deep Dish Chamber Candlestick,
Lot # 734 - Deep Dish Chamber Candlestick,
with brass push-up, large loop handle and signed with embossed label on underside with "London 1836 B.P. & S." in shield crest. This stick has pronounced flaring sides with 5.5" d. base, flaring to 10.5" d. at top of pan, 5.5" high, wonderful old patina. > Item Details
2 Stoneware Crocks,
Lot # 996 - 2 Stoneware Crocks,
including an attributed Penn. 6 gallon example with double lunate handles. Cobalt stenciled eagle in flight with ribbon banner in beak "E. Pluribus Unum" and "6" above, cobalt geometric surround, 12.3" d. x 13.3" h.; AND a 1 gallon straight sided jar, wheel thrown with rounded lip. Cobalt 3 line st... > Item Details
Rare Fillmore Campaign Ribbon,
Lot # 127 - Rare Fillmore Campaign Ribbon,
(similar to Sullivan & Fischer MF-6(a) but lacking location text). B&W portrait on white silk, 3.9 x 8.4". Facsimile signature below portrait, with "Engraved by J.C. Buttre," and "Published By J.C. Buttre, 46 Franklin, N.Y., N.Y." > Item Details
40-Star American Flag,
Lot # 432 - 40-Star American Flag,
printed on wool; edge of fly machine-sewn; hoist has three metal grommets, with the inscription "BUSCH" as well as a faint, illegibly signed name; approximately 111 x 50". > Item Details
Cabinet Photo of Commanche Girl,
Lot # 594 - Cabinet Photo of Commanche Girl,
with imprint of "Addison, Fort Sill, O.T." A striking albumen image of a young girl with a cowrie decorated blouse. Inked inscription on verso ""Jose" Commanche Girl Andarko, O.T. 1897." > Item Details
Miniature Walnut Blanket Chest,
Lot # 877 - Miniature Walnut Blanket Chest,
dovetailed construction with interior till, cove molding around base, 9.75" w. x 15" deep x 7.2" h. > Item Details
Seminole Wars Lithograph,
Lot # 235 - Seminole Wars Lithograph,
17.25 x 23", depicting a night battle scene between U.S. troops with mounted officers and large group of Seminole Indians. Mounted in a later oak frame, 25.25 x 31". > Item Details
McKinley, Blaine and Logan Campaign Ribbons,
Lot # 151 - McKinley, Blaine and Logan Campaign Ribbons,
lot of 3, all printed on silk. Includes a jugate 1884 Blaine & Logan, light blue with gold lettering and oval albumen gem photograph (Sullivan & Fischer JGB-4), printed paper label on rear "Torsch & Lee/Manufacturers/Baltimore, MD.," 2.3 x 6"; AND two different McKinley & Hobart ribbons, one is 2.2... > Item Details
Burl Topped Walnut Candle Stand,
Lot # 731 - Burl Topped Walnut Candle Stand,
American, 1st quarter of the 19th century, 29" high. The craftsman used a single piece of walnut burl for the 17.75" diameter top; urn turned column with three cabriole legs. > Item Details
Six Folk Art Fish Decoys,
Lot # 930 - Six Folk Art Fish Decoys,
all hand carved and painted with tin fins, lead-filled bases, eye-screw mounts. Some quite realistic, others with more folksy painting. Two with glass eyes, two with tack eyes and two painted. Lengths between 6.8" and 8.75". A couple appear to have been working decoys, others appear to have never ... > Item Details
Lehnware from the Shop of David. T. Smith,
Lot # 1093 - Lehnware from the Shop of David. T. Smith,
7 pieces, all in polychrome floral and fruit motifs and signed on bases "D.T.S. Morrow, Ohio 1992." Includes 3 stemmed and lidded jars; PLUS 2 lidded tapered to straight sided jars; AND 2 footed goblets, between 4.5" and 6" high. Fine reproductions from one of the Midwest's most noted craftsmen. > Item Details
Half Plate Tintype of Folk Art Rocking Horse,
Lot # 36 - Half Plate Tintype of Folk Art Rocking Horse,
mounted in a nice thermoplastic Union case which has fruit & flower designs. > Item Details
Signed & Dated Crazy Quilt,
Lot # 848 - Signed & Dated Crazy Quilt,
with folksy embroidered floral designs, and embroidered initials and date of "M.W." and "1918", primarily wools and linen with tied construction and heavily stuffed for cold winters, 69" x 85.5". > Item Details
Folk Art Game Board,
Lot # 780 - Folk Art Game Board,
two-board center with wide trim, 15.6" square, painted checker/chess board. Nice old crackled over-varnish and old paper backing from Macy & Co. N.Y. > Item Details
Early Pennsylvania Gun Maker’s Memorial,
Lot # 476 - Early Pennsylvania Gun Maker’s Memorial,
4pp. plus printed wrapper. 8vo, 4 Feb. 1803, Washington, D.C.: William Duane & Son (printers). A plea to Congress on the part of 9 Pennsylvania gun manufacturers expressing concern on their part that Congress has exempted firearms from import duties. They make a strong case for protection for Americ... > Item Details
Daguerreotype of a Carpenter,
Lot # 9 - Daguerreotype of a Carpenter,
sixth plate size, in full leather case. He proudly displays several large "plough" type planes, the unusual mat making a dramatic frame. > Item Details
Early signed Brady daguerreotype,
Lot # 6 - Early signed Brady daguerreotype,
quarter plate, in original mahogany veneer ogee frame, signed in plate along lower right of octagonal mat "Brady NY 1846." Entire face and eyes tinted, watch chain gilded. > Item Details
ITEMS 1-20 of 20
SKIP TO PAGE: