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“Our annual Garden and Architectural Antique Auction has become a springtime tradition in Philadelphia and is an established source for both professional and individual buyers across the country,” said Jeff Kamal, president and CEO of Kamelot Auction House. “The sale offers residential gardeners an opportunity to furnish their outdoor living areas with flair and originality, and offers professional designers and seasoned auction-goers rare and very special garden antiques.”
This annual auction event also promises a well-honed selection of statuary, fountains, urns and planters and other decorative arts for the outdoors, as well as antique, vintage and modern garden furniture, stained and leaded glass, iron gates and balcony panels, lighting, fireplace elements and garden sculptures. This year’s event also includes a majestic nineteenth century French carved marble fountain attributed to Pierre Victor Sappey incorporating a classical figure of a young male with serpent, to a very fine exceptionally detailed American Victorian cast-iron James Bebe twig bench circa 1870, as well as the following:
- Baroque-style carved garden fountain having two seated putti with grape clusters circa 1940;
- Two door zinc watering cabinet circa 1920;
- A Georgian life sized antique carved marble bust of gentleman with classical draped gown circa 1840;
- Signed cast iron garden benches in the grape pattern circa 1920;
- An American Victorian cast iron Labrador retriever, generally attributed to Putnam, Vermont, with remains of old paint circa 1880;
- A pair of vintage French wrought iron garden gates having overall scroll and ball decoration circa 1920.
The catalog for the Garden and Architecture Antique Auction including photo galleries and detailed descriptions of every lot can be viewed at www.kamelotauctions.com. For more information about this sale, or to inquire about how to participate in an upcoming event, call 215-438-6990.
Kamelot Auctions is located in an historic Atwater Kent Building, 4700 Wissahickon Ave., Suite 107, in Northwestern Philadelphia.
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