PHILADELPHIA – Kamelot Auction House is offering a wide variety of lots including high-end pieces from world-class artists and an array of traditional and midcentury furnishings on Nov. 13-14. Lots in the auctions include fine art, continental furnishings, statuary, decorative arts, lighting, rugs, mirrors, and other design elements. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
On Wednesday, Nov. 14, the sales conclude with two sessions in one day. Kamelots’s first sale, Selections from the Collector’s Vault will begin at 10 a.m. Eastern time. Here Kamelot’s finest selections will be offered. For example, lot 150, A large and rare French Rococo style painted and giltwood vitrine (below), circa 1900, is expected to reach $5,000-$8,000.
A show-stopping lot will also be featured in the Collector’s Vault sale, Lot 235, a monumental bronze figural group of a charioteer and mythological figures on black travertine base is estimated to bring $10,000-$15,000.
The second portion of the day, Kamelot will present their popular Fine Art sale. This sale will begin at 3 p.m. Many local artists’ and international artists’ works will be auctioned off, and once again, dozens of pieces from Philadelphia artist Andrew Turner (Pennsylvania, 1944-2001) will be offered featuring paintings on nontraditional materials such as wallpaper, bathmats and rugs.
For buyers with traditional tastes Kamelot will be presenting many exquisite pieces of traditional art. A notable work offered is an oil on canvas by Francis Speight (American, 1896-1989) Lot 2002 is a fall landscape, oil on wood panel, signed lower right. This painting (top image) shows the glow of autumn using expressive strokes and a delicate composition and is estimated to bring $4,000-$6,000.
For a Modern art collector Lot 2094, Times Square, oil on canvas, by Noel Mahaffey (American, b. 1944) depicts the hustle and bustle of New York in the photorealistic style that Is estimated at $3,000-$5,000.
On Tuesday, Nov. 13, Kamelot Auction House is conducting its popular Marketplace sale. Here buyers can purchase a myriad of unique and affordable pieces. Lots include one-of-a-kind lighting and architectural pieces and furniture ranging from Traditional to Modern. This eclectic sale offers a wide array of periods and styles. A popular and unique Lot is lot 1406 A pair of petrified wood tables having natural free edge tops supported on chrome bases. Estimated at $1,500-$2,500, they are great for both rustic style spaces or for more modern sensibilities.
For details call the Kamelot office at 215-438-6990.