Kamelot Hosts 6th Annual Garden and Architectural Antique Sale

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Philadelphia auction company celebrates spring with Garden and Architectural Antique Sale, Saturday, April 9, 2011, featuring a unique collection of outdoor furnishing and garden decor

American Victorian cast iron garden fountain labeled "Devensy & Hitzeroth, Market Street Philadelphia" circa 1870.

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

On Saturday, April 9th, Kamelot Auction House, one of Philadelphia’s premier auction companies, will host their fifth annual Garden and Architectural Antique Auction. This April sale is one of the most important garden-themed antiques markets in the nation, and attracts private collectors and top dealers internationally. Doors open at 8am on Saturday April 9th and bidding begins at 10am. The public is invited to preview the items on April 6, 7, 8. All are welcome.

“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 catalogue for the Garden and Architecture Antique Auction including photo galleries and detailed descriptions of every lot can be viewed at http://www.kamelotauctions.com. For more information about this sale, or to inquire about how to participate in an upcoming event, call 215-438-6990.

About Kamelot Auction House
Kamelot Auctions is located in an historic Atwater Kent Building in Northwestern Philadelphia. Acclaimed by private collectors and professional buyers nationwide, the company was founded in 2003 by art collector Jeffrey Kamal. Kamelot Auctions has flourished as a dependable source of quality material for all manner of fine design aficionados. Regular sales events by Kamelot are generally specialized as Architectural, Victorian, Antique Garden or Continental auctions and feature such categories as French and English furniture, mid century modern, industrial and studio-made furniture, fireplace mantles and accessories, other interior and exterior architectural fixtures, lighting, rugs, and a wide range of decorative arts in silver, porcelain, crystal and bronze, as well as fine art objects and paintings.    For information about consigning, call 215 438 6990 or email info(at)kamelotauctions(dot)com.    


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