BLAKE FAMILY RESIDENCE ON
be held at
Strawberry Hill Street – Dover, Mass
Route I-95 South to Exit 17-MA135 watch for
Descendants of the Famous Francis Blake, born in 1850,
inventor of the Blake Transmitter for the original telephone.
renaissance man with interests in science, medicine,
innovation and was an avid photographer.
6th at 11 a.m.
Art, Silver, Americana, Period Furnishings, Accessories,
Carpets, Photography, Books, Ephemera
a.m. preview throughout the day.
partial listing to include Massachusetts Bonnet Top Walnut Highboy, Period Sideboards, Important Thomas Seymour Federal Period Cylinder
Roll Secretary Desk, 18th C French Commode, Period Mirrors, Period
Continental Furnishings, Important Complete Bound Set of Animal Locomotion by
Muybridge in Original Wooden Box (approx 75 images), Asian,
Porcelain, Tapestries, Important Meissen, Dresden, Dinnerware, Sterling Lots,
Jewelry, Fine Selection of Antique Oriental Carpets including a 13 x 16’
Antique Bidjar with Great Design, Bronzes, Knife Boxes, Barometers, Clocks,
Artwork to include Monumental Oil on Canvas “Landscape with Cows” by Thomas Sidney
Cooper, Shore Birds by Frank Benson, Dodge MacKnight, John Whorf,Portraits by Sarah W. Whitman and Sarah G. Putnam
Lot 156. Eadward Muybridge. ANIMAL LOCOMOTION. An Electro-Photographic Investigation of Consecutive Phases of Animal Movements. 1872-1885. By Eadward Muybridge. Published under the Auspices of the University of Pennsylvania. Plates. The Plates Printed by the Photo-Gravure Company. Philadelphia: 1887. Author’s Edition. Lg. folio. Orig coarse cloth with leather front cover label. Approximately 90 pages. Rower has been removed from the sale.
Ephemera to include Francis Blake original
ALS and TLS correspondence, telephone and telegraph booklets, documents,
Telephone Pioneers, patent drawings, early anesthesia, medical and 19th century
Massachusetts General Hospital, MIT, late 19th century booklets and correspondence
on weights and measures, astronomy, two early aviation booklets, phonograph,
Francis Blake certificates, local town documents and maps, photography, Senator John F. Kennedy secretarial TLS, Henry Cabot Lodge TLS to Benjamin Blake and
BANJO CLOCK IN PHOTO WITH SIDEBOARD HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THE SALE
450 LOTS TO BE SOLD!
The Blake Family has decided to
sell the real estate and
this auction will include a wide
selection of items remaining in the family home.
There will also be a small group
of select additions from other area estates.
This will be an Old Fashioned One
Day Auction Event
to be held on the property under
a large tent.
There will be plenty of off
street parking available at the site.
No on-line bidding. We gladly
accept absentee and phone bidding!
– MA Lic#770
Visa, MC, DISC, Cash or check with proper id.
Buyers Premium (3% discount cash or check)
TO THE PUBLIC