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An unidentified ca 4-year-old little girl seated in spool turned chair and holding her wax head doll with jointed wooden or composition body in her arms, mounted in an embossed single rose leather covered wooden case.
Charles M. Ising (also spelled Isings) was a daguerrian in Philadelphia from 1852-1857. He is listed on North 8th in 1853 and 1854, dating this image to that period. Ising had an exhibit of daguerreotypes at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia in 1852. His name has also been noted imprinted on the liner of a daguerrian case. (www.daguerreotype.com)
Condition: Bright image with wipe across most of image, still, VG-.
Notes …Studing Daguerrotypes * This one sold a Cowan’s Auction for $575.00 ( I lightened her face and took off some of the damage.) VF
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One of the finest achievements of European furniture making, this cabinet is the most important product from Abraham (1711–1793) and David Roentgen’s (1743–1807) workshop. A writing cabinet crowned with a chiming clock, it features finely designed marquetry panels and elaborate mechanisms that allow for doors and drawers to be opened automatically at the touch of a button. Owned by King Frederick William II, the Berlin cabinet is uniquely remarkable for its ornate decoration, mechanical complexity, and sheer size.
This cabinet is from Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, and is on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in the exhibition Extravagant Inventions:…
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The first-edition copy of ”Tamerlane and Other Poems,” only the 12th known copy of Poe’s first book published in 1827, was sold at Sotheby’s auction house to a rare book dealer for less than expected.
Even so, the Massachusetts seller was ‘extremely happy,” Sotheby’s Vice President David Redden said. ”He’s still in, I think, a sort of dream world over the whole business.”
The seller, who demanded anonymity said he found the book in an antique barn in southern New Hampshire. The barn was not identified.
Poe, who paid to have the book published by an obscure Boston publisher, went on to write such classic poems and stories of horror and romance as ”Annabel Lee,” ”The Raven,” and ”The Tell-tale Heart.”
Poe didn’t put his name on it! Instead, the by-line reads only “By a Bostonian,” so many less experienced collectors don’t recognize the work’s value. But a copy recently sold for $198,000. a Massachusetts man picked up for $15 in a New Hampshire barn was auctioned for $198,000, putting the seller in a ”dream world,” an auction house official said.
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