1882 Wedgwood China Hand Painted Portrait Charger - Rochester Ny & Model Photo
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1882 Wedgwood China Hand Painted Portrait Charger - Rochester Ny & Model Photo:
This is an incredible offering...even for ! Imagine this, if you will. In 1882, a well-to-do family from Rochester, New York, known to also own a beautiful Victorian mansion in East Norwich, (Oyster Bay), Long Island, N.Y. brings their 3 year old daughter, dressed in her finery to a photographic studio at 44 & 46 State Street. This is the A.E. Dumbie studio in Rochester. Then, using the cabinet photo image, it is hand painted onto a Wedgewood Charger. This wonderful charger is 15” in diameter and is clearly marked WEDGWOOD. See last pic.Imagine now, if you will, that the cabinet photo and the portrait still BOTH exist in the year 2019 and that they are still together. INCREDIBLE!
However, they are together. They are being offered here for the discriminating buyer who loves Victorian photo technology and portrait painting. If you love history and you love the above 100% TRUE story of these inseparable images, then this is the opportunity of all time.
Based on comparable Victorian era Wedgwood portrait chargers, the estimated sale value of the portrait is 200 to 400. The cabinet photo estimated value based on comparables is 100 - 125. Both, representative of the same child, would surely command a higher combined price. But, I leave that to you to decide. This sale will have . The low opening offer for the lot is set at $100. There is no “buy it now” price, but I am offering you the opportunity to submit your highest offer.
I will “super pack” this lot to be certain it arrives at your address without damage. I will ship via PRIORITY” mail. Non-USA buyer will be assisted in final shipping arrangements via the Global Shipping Program.
Please ask questions. Study pics. Fall in love with this child’s images. offer until you win. This type of opportunity does not often present itself.
See my 21 years as an seller and my response record...offer in total confidence.