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July 17 @ 8:00 am - July 30 @ 5:00 pm
The Hunt continues with Be Still My Heart in Chestnut Hill!
Welcome to the home of Bernard Lown, an innovative cardiologist, antiwar activist and Nobel laurate. His research record is extraordinary in its reach and the extent to which it changed clinical practice across the world. His insights were often initially controversial but have undeniably stood the test of time. As Lown himself wrote: “I prefer to go out on a limb for one simple reason: that is where the fruit grows.”
Join us in honoring and celebrating the life and legacy of the man who created the first effective heart defibrillator, founded Physicians for Social Responsibility, the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War and The Lown Institute, with 21 honorary degrees, and even a bridge named after him (the bridge that connects the cities of Lewiston and Auburn in Maine was renamed The Bernard Lown Peace Bridge).
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In the early 1940’s Dr. Lown was expelled from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine for altering blood-bottle labels that denoted donors’ race. The altering was done in an act of protest, according to the American Medical Association. He was reinstated and graduated with a medical degree from Johns Hopkins in 1945. He described how his moral conception of medicine was shaped by his Jewish heritage, citing this passage from the Talmud: “Who can protest an injustice and does not is an accomplice.”
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Fine watches and clocks including:
Audemars Piguet Perpetuel Calendar Moonphase Men’s Watch, 18K, 36mm
Men’s and Ladies Patek Philippe Calatrava Wrist Watches, 18K
Tiffany Carriage Regulator Clock Repeater Moonphase Day Date Alarm 8 Day Strike
Chopard Happy Day Travel Alarm Clock
Fine and Costume Jewelry:
Vintage Crown Trifari Jelly Belly Sterling Owl Brooch
Vintage Pentti Sarpaneva Modern Brutalist Pendant
Turn of the century Tiffany & Co. Sterling 5 Pint Water Pitcher with torch and crossed arrows
Modernist Mexican Sterling Silver
Windmill Sterling Besamim by Noah Ben Zion
Georg Jensen Pair of Serving Set Horn
A collection of Ted Polumbaum photography. Polumbaum is well known for his photographs of news-making people of the 20th century and working for news outlets such as “Life”, “Time”, and “Look” magazine. In 1953, he was called to appear before the House Committee on Un-American Activities and afterwards Blacklisted.
Framed Original Gregory Amenoff “Save Life on Earth Poster,” 1984
A bronze sculpture of a standing girl attached to a wood base entitled “Lolita” by Angel Botello
Framed Print, “Albert Einstein” by Lionel Reiss (American, 1894-1998), Etching, 1933
A bust-length portrait of Thomas Jefferson by Lloyd Lillie affixed to a wood base. Lloyd Lillie was a long-time Boston University studio art professor and local Boston sculptor best known for his sculptures of Red Auerbach and former Boston mayor James Michael Curley as well as life-sized images of historical figures such as Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Frederick Douglas.
Knoll style Tulip Table
Mid Century Dining Table from Beacon Hill Collection and Set of eight (8) mid century dining chairs featuring a pointed ear
Mid Century Singer & Sons Two Tier End Tables, Pair and Mid Century White Textured Ceramic Table Lamps, Pair
Mid Century Coffee Cocktail Table with Butterfly Joint from Beacon Hill Collection
Mid Century 70’s Craft Clock
George Nelson for Herman Miller CCS, Comprehensive Storage System, Wall Mounted Office Suite
Mid century hanging bookshelf in the style of Poul Cadovius
Florence Knoll Pieces
Rare books, Signed Copies
First edition of Martin Luther King’s “last grand expression of his vision” (Cornel West). Where Do We Go from Here is Dr. King’s analysis of the state of American race relations and the movement after a decade of U.S. civil rights struggles.Signed Marc Chagall in Hebrew First day Cover Envelope
Every wine label of Chateau Mouton Rothschild from 1945 through 1981. Mouton-Rothschild is one of the most famous châteaux in the world and is the first Grand Cru Classé in history. But it is not only to his wine that he owes his fame. Mouton-Rothschild wine labels feature art from the most famous artists of their time. The collection includes 36 wine labels, and features two signed by Phillipe Rothschild. The 1945’s wine label is signed: Victoire! Philippe 8 Juin 80. The second, the “Grand Daddy” of wine labels 1973, featuring a work by Picasso, is signed Un vrai “premier” (the true “first”) Philippe 8 Juin 80.
Signed Copy, Dali De Draeger by Max Gerard
Groucho Marx Autographed Oskar Davidsen Long List Menu, July 1958
Portfolio “Zehn Radierungen” [Ten Etchings] by Kathe Kollwitz (German, 1867-1945), etchings
The Anatomy of Painting: or a Short and Easy Introduction to Anatomy
The Holy Bible with Fore-Edge Painting
Ramparts magazines, a San Francisco muckraker captured the zeitgeist of the ’60s changed American journalism forever. Ramparts’ list of contributors—including Noam Chomsky, César Chávez, Seymour Hersh, Angela Davis, and Susan Sontag—formed a who’s who of the American left. Although Ramparts folded for good in 1975, former staffers founded Rolling Stone and Mother Jones and include some of the most illustrious names in journalism (names like Robert Scheer, Jann Wenner, and Warren Hinckle), and Ramparts remains an inspiration to investigative journalists today.
1970’s Pacemaker, Reputed to Have been Implanted in Supreme Court Justice William O’ Douglas. Douglas, held the longest tern in the history. In 1975, Time magazine called Douglas “the most doctrinaire and committed civil libertarian ever to sit on the court.”
Waterford, Dansk, Steuben, Spode, Royal Doulton, Beer Steins, African Art, Inuit Art, Fine Art, Prints, Quilts, Kitsch AND SO much MORE!
Stay Tuned! We’ll be adding another 100 items early next week including more jewelry and additional autographed books.
“Some of life’s biggest and most positive changes are propelled by mini conspiracies of a few well-meaning folks.” – Bernard Lown
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Maggie and Jim
- July 17 @ 8:00 am
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- Be Still My Beating Heart in Chestnut Hill!
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 United States