Cast Bronze Seedpod
Amuneal, 2012
Cast Bronze Botany with Solid Bronze Base
3.5" Diameter x 7.5" H

Frankford in North Philadelphia may have seen better days, but there are still 300 manufacturers operating here within one square mile. Many are just surviving. Amuneal is thriving. (See #15, Half-Wagner Freestanding Vitrine, for more about the company.) When planning Amuneal’s new readymade line, CEO Adam Kamens made sure the products were not easily made overseas and had a complexity and level of detail that would be difficult for overseas (read: cheaper) manufacturers to match. “We’re making sure what we do is artful, hand-finished and has nuance,” says Kamens. This is illustrated via this bronze model, cast from a lotus specimen and hand-patinated to capture the complexity of the source. CT