Selections & Collections, Cardiff

Gwe 07 Rhagfyr 2018, 10:30 am - Cardiff Saleroom, South Wales

Typically our antique and fine art sales may include some or all of the following: Country, period and vernacular furniture including long-case clocks

Antique maps and paintings or prints by artists of good repute Fine and antique glassware, English, Continental and Oriental ceramics

Fine electroplate and silver Jewellery, bijouterie and etui Clocks, barometers, scientific and musical instruments,

Treen, good brassware and copperware Antique books, toys and dolls Antique and fine art auctions are held in North and South Wales throughout the year

Viewing: Thursday 6th December 12pm - 7pm  & Morning of Auction 9am - 10.15am

  • Lot 1

    Eitem 1

    TWENTIETH CENTURY RUSSIAN SCHOOL oil on canvas - stable with two figures and a cow, signed and dated 1989, inscribed and signed in Cyrillic, 65 x 98.5cms

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 1

    Canllaw pris
    £100 - £200

    Pris morthwyl £100.00

  • Lot 2

    Eitem 2

    NO LOT

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 2

    Canllaw pris
    £0 - £0

    Pris morthwyl £0.00

  • Lot 3

    Eitem 3

    C LAVIN oil on canvas - five warships in high seas, signed and dated 1874, 60 x 90cms

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 3

    Canllaw pris
    £200 - £300

    Pris morthwyl £320.00

  • Lot 4

    Eitem 4

    ANDREW HOOD oil on card - entitled on Albany Gallery label verso `Nice Fa¦ade`, signed, 37 x 36cms

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 4

    Canllaw pris
    £100 - £150

    Pris morthwyl £110.00

  • Lot 5

    Eitem 5

    CECIL D`OYLY JOHN oil on canvas - bright and colourful harbourside with figures, entitled verso `Cassis, near St Tropez, French Riviera`, signed, 23.5 x 33.5cms

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 5

    Canllaw pris
    £400 - £600

    Pris morthwyl £1,600.00

  • Lot 6

    Eitem 6

    CECIL D`OYLY JOHN oil on canvas - bright and colourful busy harbourside with figures, entitled verso `Village Near Cap Ferrat, showing the Alps Mountains near Nice`, signed, 34 x 69.5cms

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 6

    Canllaw pris
    £700 - £1000

    Pris morthwyl £1,300.00

  • Lot 7

    Eitem 7

    UNKNOWN print on board - young knight in armour, unsigned, 85 x 55cms

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 7

    Canllaw pris
    £70 - £100

    Pris morthwyl £0.00

  • Lot 8

    Eitem 8

    NINETEENTH CENTURY ENGLISH SCHOOL oil on canvas - half-portrait of a lady with hair up, seated in a garden, unsigned, 91 x 79cms

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 8

    Canllaw pris
    £300 - £600

    Pris morthwyl £1,400.00

  • Lot 9

    Eitem 9

    MARITIME SCHOOL oil on canvas - busy port scene with figures and ship-rigged vessel and boats, distant harbour-wall with minaret type tower, unsigned, 70 x 104cms

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 9

    Canllaw pris
    £100 - £200

    Pris morthwyl £380.00

  • Lot 10

    Eitem 10

    NINETEENTH CENTURY DUTCH SCHOOL oil on canvas - figures on sail-boats at sunset with distant harbour, unsigned, 73 x 123.5cms

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 10

    Canllaw pris
    £100 - £200

    Pris morthwyl £500.00

  • Lot 11

    Eitem 11

    DANIEL SHERRIN oil on canvas - river scene with cottage and boatmen, entitled `Upper Reaches of the Severn`, signed, 49 x 74cms¦

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 11

    Canllaw pris
    £150 - £250

    Pris morthwyl £230.00

  • Lot 12

    Eitem 12

    JEAN COCTEAU pencil drawing - anchoring hot-air balloon with celebrating match-stick figures, inscribed `Salut a Jules Verne at au Vel a Hir`, signed and dated 1955, 26 x 20cms¦

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 12

    Canllaw pris
    £1500 - £2000

    Pris morthwyl £1,200.00

  • Lot 13

    Eitem 13

    JOHN SHEARER BOWMAN (Australian / British 1819-1909) on canvas - dramatic Australian bush scene with gorge and two birds of prey, inscribed verso `Falls on the Crackenback River, South of Mount Kosciuszko, New South Wales` and with artist`s Melbourne address, dated 1872, 110 x 85cms¦Provenance: believed to have been exhibited at London International Exhibition 1873 (title listed by National Library of Australia as being one of ten paintings by the artist at the exhibition). Bowman was a Scottish immigrant to Australia, moving there in 1853.

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 13

    Canllaw pris
    £1500 - £2500

    Pris morthwyl £0.00

  • Lot 14

    Eitem 14

    JEAN CLAUDE BERTRAND gouache - mountain landscape, signed with inscription outlining the work as a gift to Welsh artist George Little, signed and dated 1987, 24 x 31cms¦Provenance: directly from the Little family¦

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 14

    Canllaw pris
    £300 - £500

    Pris morthwyl £0.00

  • Lot 15

    Eitem 15

    VANESSA BELL / DUNCAN GRANT / CAROLINE LUCAS / H E du PLESSIS portfolio-set of unframed limited edition (18/250) lithographs - titled as follows:¦(i) Amaryllis by Vanessa Bell¦(ii) Girl Reading by Vanessa Bell¦(iii) Window in Toledo by Dunan Grant¦(iv) Partridge and Grouse by Duncan Grant¦(v) Fruit and Flowers by Caroline Lucas¦(vi) Brittany Peasant by Caroline Lucas¦(vii) Hospital at Tossa by H E du Plessis¦(viii) Country Lane by H E du Plessis¦Published by Miller`s of Lewes, dated 1945, each 45 x 36cms

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 15

    Canllaw pris
    £100 - £200

    Pris morthwyl £500.00

  • Lot 16

    Eitem 16

    RICHARD WESTALL RA oil on canvas - entitled `Venus & Cupid`, 24 x 20cms¦Provenance: 1918 dated letter to accompany the picture addressed to T N B Cowley of Ealing from Vicars Brothers, Fine Art Dealers of Mayfair and stating that the `...sketch in oils that you brought to us to-day, subject `Venus & Cupid` is painted by Richard Westall RA`. Old labels applied verso with Mr Cowley`s address.

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 16

    Canllaw pris
    £250 - £350

    Pris morthwyl £160.00

  • Lot 17

    Eitem 17

    NEAPOLITAN SCHOOL pair of oils on canvas - after Corregio `Madonna of the Rabbit` and `Madonna and Child`, 30 x 22cms¦Provenance: purchased by present owner from Collection of Capt Hugh Vivian, Swansea 1977

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 17

    Canllaw pris
    £100 - £150

    Pris morthwyl £380.00

  • Lot 18

    Eitem 18

    CHARLES ROWBOTHAM watercolour - Italian lake with villas, gondolas and figures, signed, 12.5 x 25cms

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 18

    Canllaw pris
    £70 - £100

    Pris morthwyl £240.00

  • Lot 19

    Eitem 19

    CHARLES ROWBOTHAM watercolour - mule and figures walking a coastal road towards headland buildings, sailing vessels, indistinctly entitled with signature bottom left `¦.Nice`, 19 x 45cms

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 19

    Canllaw pris
    £80 - £120

    Pris morthwyl £160.00

  • Lot 20

    Eitem 20

    CHARLES ROWBOTHAM watercolour - Bay of Naples with shepherds on a path, signed, 12.56 x 19cms

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 20

    Canllaw pris
    £70 - £100

    Pris morthwyl £110.00

  • Lot 21

    Eitem 21

    JOANNES B N VAN GENT oil on canvas - still-life with pink flowers on a table and Chinese bowl, signed, 63 x 89cms

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 21

    Canllaw pris
    £200 - £400

    Pris morthwyl £130.00

  • Lot 22

    Eitem 22

    L BRENDAU pastel on paper - two Breton fishermen in rowing boat casting a net, signed, 68 x 82cms

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 22

    Canllaw pris
    £100 - £150

    Pris morthwyl £150.00

  • Lot 23

    Eitem 23

    JULIAN TREVELYAN colour lithograph for The School Prints series - entitled on Goldmark Gallery label verso `Harbour 1940s`, 49 x 75cms

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 23

    Canllaw pris
    £100 - £150

    Pris morthwyl £200.00

  • Lot 24

    Eitem 24

    SALVADOR DALI coloured lithograph - entitled verso `Yellow Spiral`, signed XCII4/C, 62 x 40cms

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 24

    Canllaw pris
    £350 - £450

    Pris morthwyl £300.00

  • Lot 25

    Eitem 25

    JAMES CLARK (1858-1909) oil on canvas - portrait of a silver-grey & chestnut gelding standing in a stable, signed, 49 x 58cms

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 25

    Canllaw pris
    £380 - £450

    Pris morthwyl £340.00

  • Lot 26

    Eitem 26

    PETER COSLETT oil on canvas - tranquil seashore scene with hazy sun and headland beyond, signed, circa 1984, 38 x 48cms¦

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 26

    Canllaw pris
    £300 - £500

    Pris morthwyl £340.00

  • Lot 27

    Eitem 27

    CERI RICHARDS limited edition (41/50) monochrome lithograph - entitled verso on Gold Mark Gallery label verso `The Crooked Rose`, signed posthumously, 55 x 69cms

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 27

    Canllaw pris
    £180 - £280

    Pris morthwyl £0.00

  • Lot 28

    Eitem 28

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA pencil drawing - full sized portrait of a young school girl in winter coat, 48 x 34cms

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 28

    Canllaw pris
    £900 - £1200

    Pris morthwyl £0.00

  • Lot 29

    Eitem 29

    DYLAN THOMAS pen drawing - sketch of a figure with arms crossed entitled `Drawn by Dylan Thomas at Halcyon House, Washington Winter 1949-1950 on a visit to Standish & Dodie Masterton`, 34 x 27cms¦Provenance: verso stated as Douglas Cleverdon

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 29

    Canllaw pris
    £600 - £900

    Pris morthwyl £550.00

  • Lot 30

    Eitem 30

    CERI RICHARDS limited edition (23/30) coloured lithograph - with swans & flowers entitled verso on old Redfern Gallery Ltd label `Music of Colours: White Blossoms` & inscribed verso with further reference to the poem `The Death Bell` by Vernon Watkins, the label dated July 2nd 1957, signed by the artist, 60 x 48cms

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 30

    Canllaw pris
    £600 - £900

    Pris morthwyl £0.00

  • Lot 31

    Eitem 31

    QUINTON WINTER pen & ink - caricature of Dylan Thomas with cigarette & glass, inscribed below `To David Cowell, From Quinton White, November 2008`, 31 x 25cms

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 31

    Canllaw pris
    £120 - £180

    Pris morthwyl £0.00

  • Lot 32

    Eitem 32

    JOHN PETTS oil on small door panel - view of a body of water in various blues, signed & dated 1955, 35 x 57cms

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 32

    Canllaw pris
    £600 - £900

    Pris morthwyl £0.00

  • Lot 33

    Eitem 33

    WILLIAM WALCOT etching - architectural study with figures, titled to mount `The Atrium`, signed fully in pencil, 51 x 57cms¦

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 33

    Canllaw pris
    £350 - £450

    Pris morthwyl £0.00

  • Lot 34

    Eitem 34

    WILLIAM WALCOT etching - architectural study with figures, titled to mount `The Frigidarium`, signed in pencil, 51 x 62cms¦

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 34

    Canllaw pris
    £350 - £450

    Pris morthwyl £0.00

  • Lot 35

    Eitem 35

    NINETEENTH CENTURY ENGLISH SCHOOL oil on canvas - two Classical style robed figures in a garden, unsigned, 75.5 x 69cms

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 35

    Canllaw pris
    £100 - £200

    Pris morthwyl £2,000.00

  • Lot 36

    Eitem 36

    VIOLA GORDON WOULFE oil on canvas - large arrangement of flowers on a pedestal, signed, 70 x 60cms

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 36

    Canllaw pris
    £100 - £200

    Pris morthwyl £100.00

  • Lot 37

    Eitem 37

    MARK UPTON bronze - female figure with head down, legs apart, one arm raised and the other clutching her neck, 68cms high¦

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 37

    Canllaw pris
    £500 - £1000

    Pris morthwyl £400.00

  • Lot 45

    Eitem 45

    CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN FAMILLE ROSE CYLINDRICAL TANKARD with dragon handle depicting figures, landscapes & birds, unmarked, 11.8cms high¦Condition Report: appears in good overall condition with no obvious damage, cracks or restoration. Surface wear and a little grubby, rubbing to gilding otherwise okay.

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 45

    Canllaw pris
    £200 - £300

    Pris morthwyl £240.00

  • Lot 46

    Eitem 46

    CHINESE CIRCULAR BOWL in sang de boeuf glaze, raised on three nipple-like feet, unmarked, 18.5cms diam¦Condition Report: craze to inner bowl area, minor surface wear but no obvious damage, cracks or restoration, surface wear to base

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 46

    Canllaw pris
    £150 - £250

    Pris morthwyl £240.00

  • Lot 47

    Eitem 47

    CHINESE CELADON GLAZED ONION SHAPED VASE depicting fantastical winged creature, unmarked, 18cms high¦Condition Report: in good overall condition with no serious damage, wear to base rim & surface as expected.

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 47

    Canllaw pris
    £60 - £100

    Pris morthwyl £270.00

  • Lot 48

    Eitem 48

    CHINESE PORCELAIN SMALL CIRCULAR BOWL RAISED ON CIRCULAR FOOT the exterior of the bowl in yellow & red glaze depicting five clawed dragons above waves within clouds, four character mark to base (blue), on hardwood base, 10cms high overall¦Condition Report: chip to outer rim, star crack to base, surface wear as expected.

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 48

    Canllaw pris
    £60 - £100

    Pris morthwyl £10,000.00

  • Lot 49

    Eitem 49

    CHINESE BLANC DE CHINE PORCELAIN FIGURE OF POSSIBLY GUANYIN IN FLOWING ROBES unmarked, 16.5cms high¦Condition Report: couple of cracks up through the base rim into the body of piece, left thumb is missing otherwise appears okay.

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 49

    Canllaw pris
    £50 - £80

    Pris morthwyl £80.00

  • Lot 50

    Eitem 50

    CHINESE BLANC DE CHINE FIGURE OF POSSIBLY A LUOHAN OR ARHAT sitting on dog of foo together with another blanc de chine dog of foo (2)¦Condition Report: dog of foo on its own has chip to base & minor nibbles to tassels, the man`s foot in larger figure has been off & re stuck, minor nibbles to base rim & firing flaws as expected.

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 50

    Canllaw pris
    £60 - £100

    Pris morthwyl £50.00

  • Lot 51

    Eitem 51

    CHINESE BLANC DE CHINE FIGURE OF A STANDING BUDDHA ON HARDWOOD OVAL BASE unmarked, 26cms high overall¦Condition Report: right thumb is missing, left little finger missing, some surface wear & firing flaws to interior. His staff is also loose in hand.

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 51

    Canllaw pris
    £70 - £100

    Pris morthwyl £220.00

  • Lot 52

    Eitem 52

    TWO CHINESE BLANC DE CHINE FIGURES one depicting a Deity praying with many arms together with another seated figure with hat (2)¦Condition Report: Deity - many of the arms are detached & damaged (some even stuck on with blue tac), the other figure`s hat has chip to it.

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 52

    Canllaw pris
    £40 - £60

    Pris morthwyl £550.00

  • Lot 53

    Eitem 53

    CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN BLUE & WHITE BELL SHAPED TANKARD with loop handle, depicting pine tree & flowers within garden, unmarked, 16cms high ¦Condition Report: good overall condition with no obvious serious damage or losses, firing flaw to underside of handle & to base rim, surface wear but otherwise appears okay.

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 53

    Canllaw pris
    £60 - £100

    Pris morthwyl £80.00

  • Lot 54

    Eitem 54

    TWO SIMILAR CHINESE PORCELAIN BLUE & WHITE ARCH TOPPED TEA CADDIES one with lid, both depicting pagodas, boats & figures within landscapes, unglazed to base, bases unmarked, 14cms high - the tallest (2)¦Condition Report: caddy without lid appears okay overall but is missing lid, surface wear as expected, the other has a chip to shoulder of caddy & lid also has chips to rim, both unmarked.

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 54

    Canllaw pris
    £50 - £80

    Pris morthwyl £110.00

  • Lot 55

    Eitem 55

    CHINESE PORCELAIN BLUE & WHITE SHALLOW DISH depicting four clawed dragon chasing a flaming pearl above waves & fish within wave border rim, fish within waterweed mark to base within two concentric circles, 17cm diam¦Condition Report: appears in good overall condition, minor surface wear to base rim etc as expected, no serious damage.

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 55

    Canllaw pris
    £150 - £250

    Pris morthwyl £340.00

  • Lot 56

    Eitem 56

    CHINESE PORCELAIN BLUE & WHITE SHALLOW DISH depicting four clawed dragon chasing a flaming pearl amongst clouds within wave border, six character mark to base (blue), 16cms diam¦Condition Report: crack to rim, approximately 2inches long, surface wear otherwise appears okay.

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 56

    Canllaw pris
    £40 - £70

    Pris morthwyl £550.00

  • Lot 57

    Eitem 57

    CHINESE PORCELAIN BLUE & WHITE SHALLOW DISH depicting three clawed dragon within clouds, decoration continuing to exterior with blue character mark to base & old label S Marchant & Son, 14.5cms diam¦Condition Report: a little grubby, minor nibbles to outer rim.

    Gweld eitem

    Eitem 57

    Canllaw pris
    £60 - £100

    Pris morthwyl £600.00