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    Henry Clay: Colored Portrait on Glass Daguerreotype Case. Here's a great item. It is an oval, velvet-covered daguerreotype case housing a ninth plate (1 3/4" x 2 1/4") dag of a young man. The cover of the case has a beautiful portrait under glass of Henry Clay, similar in style and execution to the Taylor pieces that come in assorted formats (hand-colored transfer images under glass). We do not recall ever seeing an example for Clay quite like this. Except for a small paint chip at the very top, of no consequence, it is in great condition. Circa 1848. Gorgeous. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2016
    3rd Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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