Spring ritual: Kamelot garden and architectural auction May 7

Pair of carved Rosa Verona marble recumbent lions on raised platform bases, 36 1/2in x 30in x 73in. Estimate: $25,000-$35,000. Kamelot Auctions image

One of a pair of carved Rosa Verona marble recumbent lions on raised platform bases, 36 1/2in x 30in x 73in. Estimate: $25,000-$35,000 for the pair. Kamelot Auctions image

 

PHILADELPHIA – Kamelot Auctions will open the spring auction season with their annual garden and architectural antiques auction. The sale will take place on Saturday, May 7, starting at 10 a.m. Eastern. With over 600 lots, the sale will feature impressive collections of statuary, fountains, architectural elements, ironwork, outdoor furnishings and fixtures.

Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.com.

Prospective buyers will be tempted by the variety of statuary that Kamelot has compiled in this sale, just some of which will include several lots featuring beautifully carved lions. Lot 429 is a monumental pair of carved Rosa Verona marble recumbent lions (above) having detailed manes and real stature and is estimated at $25,000-$35,000.

Architectural elements will also be featured in the sale including a pair of painted and leaded glass windows (below), circa 1920 (lots 606 and 607, est. $800-$1,200), a good Art Nouveau glazed terra-cotta architectural frieze of a young woman (lot 21 est. $2,500-$4,000) and seven pairs of Neoclassical entry/street lights removed from the grounds of the Brooklyn Museum, each estimated at $2,500-$3,500 (lots 489-495).

 

One of a pair of painted and leaded glass windows, each window comprised of four panels and having a central bouquet of flowers circa 1920, 58 inches high x 99 inches wide. Estimate: $800-$1,200. Kamelot Auction image

One of a pair of painted and leaded glass windows, each window comprised of four panels and having a central bouquet of flowers circa 1920, 58 inches high x 99 inches wide. Estimate: $800-$1,200. Kamelot Auction image

 

Art Nouveau glazed terra-cotta architectural frieze. Estimate: $2,500-$4,00. Kamelot Auctions image

Art Nouveau glazed terra-cotta architectural frieze. Estimate: $2,500-$4,000. Kamelot Auctions image

 

For details call Kamelot Auctions at 215-438-6990.

 

View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to www.LiveAuctioneers.com.