Selections & Collections, Cardiff

Fri 07 December 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 45

    Lot 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.

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    Lot 45

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £240.00

  • Lot 46

    Lot 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

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    Lot 46

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £240.00

  • Lot 47

    Lot 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.

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    Lot 47

    Guide price
    £60 - £100

    Hammer price £270.00

  • Lot 48

    Lot 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.

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    Lot 48

    Guide price
    £60 - £100

    Hammer price £10,000.00

  • Lot 49

    Lot 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.

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    Lot 49

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £80.00

  • Lot 50

    Lot 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.

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    Lot 50

    Guide price
    £60 - £100

    Hammer price £50.00

  • Lot 51

    Lot 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.

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    Lot 51

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £220.00

  • Lot 52

    Lot 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.

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    Lot 52

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £550.00

  • Lot 53

    Lot 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.

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    Lot 53

    Guide price
    £60 - £100

    Hammer price £80.00

  • Lot 54

    Lot 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.

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    Lot 54

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £110.00

  • Lot 55

    Lot 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.

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    Lot 55

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £340.00

  • Lot 56

    Lot 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.

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    Lot 56

    Guide price
    £40 - £70

    Hammer price £550.00

  • Lot 57

    Lot 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.

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    Lot 57

    Guide price
    £60 - £100

    Hammer price £600.00

  • Lot 58

    Lot 58

    CHINESE PORCELAIN SMALL SHALLOW DISH depicting five clawed dragon in iron red, six character mark to base (blue) with old label `Sydney L Moss 81 Davies Street W.I` on possibly associated hardwood base, 11.5cms diam¦Condition Report: minor nibbles, one chip to rim, surface wear otherwise appears okay.

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    Lot 58

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £4,400.00

  • Lot 59

    Lot 59

    CHINESE PORCELAIN SHALLOW DISH overall decorated in iron red, blue & green, depicting flowers, foliage & fish, blue character mark to base with old label `Bluett London`, 14cms diam¦Condition Report: appears in reasonable condition, one or two minor nibbles to outer rim, some surface wear & decoration loss.

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    Lot 59

    Guide price
    £30 - £50

    Hammer price £900.00

  • Lot 60

    Lot 60

    CHINESE PORCELAIN BLUE & WHITE DOUBLE GOURD VASE overall decorated with figures within landscapes, unmarked to base, 23cms high¦Condition Report: on request

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    Lot 60

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £1,300.00

  • Lot 61

    Lot 61

    CHINESE LOBED VASE OF PALE BLUE CELADON GLAZE four character mark to base (blue), 25.5cms high approx.¦Condition Report: appears in good overall condition with no obvious damage.

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    Lot 61

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £1,300.00

  • Lot 62

    Lot 62

    CHINESE CELADON GLAZE TWIN FISH MARRIAGE DISH unmarked, 13.5cms diam¦Condition Report: appears to have firing flaw / stacking flaw next to twin fish decoration, some surface wear to base rim, possibly having been ground down, otherwise appears okay.

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    Lot 62

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £300.00

  • Lot 63

    Lot 63

    CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN FAMILLE ROSE BELL SHAPED TANKARD with loop handle depicting figures & animals, unmarked, 11.3cms high¦Condition Report: appears to have crack at lower part of handle, wear to gilding otherwise appears okay.

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    Lot 63

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £170.00

  • Lot 64

    Lot 64

    CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN FAMILLE ROSE VASE depicting various figures & animals in expansive landscape, unmarked, 21cms high¦Condition Report: extensively restored to neck otherwise appears okay.

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    Lot 64

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £700.00

  • Lot 65

    Lot 65

    CHINESE PORCELAIN BLUE & WHITE LARGE BOWL / CHARGER depicting the mythical creature qilin within landscape, four character mark to base within concentric circles (blue), 35cms diam¦Condition Report: on request

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    Lot 65

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £6,000.00

  • Lot 66

    Lot 66

    CHINESE PORCELAIN BLUE & WHITE PEDESTAL BOWL depicting four claw dragon chasing flaming pearl within clouds extending to exterior, unmarked on hardwood base, 29cms diam¦Condition Report: two chips to rim extending into cracks together with one or two other chips to exterior rim, the hardwood base also has some damage to border & rim.

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    Lot 66

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 67

    Lot 67

    CHINESE PORCELAIN BLUE & WHITE BOWL depicting five claw dragon chasing a flaming pearl within clouds, four character mark to base (blue), 24cms diam ¦Condition Report: appears in good overall condition with no obvious damage, some surface wear as expected.

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    Lot 67

    Guide price
    £60 - £100

    Hammer price £550.00

  • Lot 68

    Lot 68

    CHINESE CELADON GLAZE BALUSTER VASE depicting flowers & foliage, unmarked to base but with old label, 31cms high¦Condition Report: appears in good overall condition, no obvious major damage, cracks or restorations.

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    Lot 68

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £550.00

  • Lot 69

    Lot 69

    CHINESE CELADON GLAZE DOG OF FOO OR GUARDIAN LION the removable head revealing cavity, 29cms high¦Condition Report: some damage & chips to tail area, some significant chips in that region also to underside of chin.

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    Lot 69

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 70

    Lot 70

    CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN FAMILLE ROSE MEAT PLATE depicting figures in a landscape within gilt borders together with another similar famille rose serving dish, both unmarked, both approximately 37.5cms wide (2)¦Condition Report: the meat plate has old crack & staple repair through right hand side, both of surface wear to decoration with minor nibbles to exterior ring.

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    Lot 70

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £420.00

  • Lot 71

    Lot 71

    CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN BLUE & WHITE TUREEN & COVER TOGETHER WITH ANOTHER SIMILAR SMALLER TUREEN & COVER both unmarked, 33cms wide x 22cms high - the larger (2)¦Condition Report: on request

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    Lot 71

    Guide price
    £60 - £100

    Hammer price £50.00

  • Lot 72

    Lot 72

    TWO SIMILAR CHINESE REPUBLIC PORCELAIN VASES depicting figures in a landscape & horses in a landscape, both with four character marks to base (red), 24.5cms high - the tallest (2)¦Condition Report: both appear in good overall condition.

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    Lot 72

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 73

    Lot 73

    CHINESE PORCELAIN BALUSTER VASE depicting birds in an extensive landscape, unmarked, 24cms high¦Condition Report: appears in good overall condition, hairline crack to rim however surface wear as expected.

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    Lot 73

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £210.00

  • Lot 74

    Lot 74

    CHINESE CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER VASE depicting five claw dragon chasing flaming pearl amongst stylized clouds, unmarked to base, 26cms high¦Condition Report: appears in good overall condition, one or two minor nibbles to top rim, a little grubby otherwise okay.

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    Lot 74

    Guide price
    £60 - £100

    Hammer price £260.00

  • Lot 75

    Lot 75

    CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN FAMILLE ROSE TUREEN & COVER with animal handles, overall decorated with floral sprays, unmarked, 32cms wide x 26.5cms high¦Condition Report: knop of cover has been off & damaged, other minor nibbles to handles along with surface wear etc.

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    Lot 75

    Guide price
    £30 - £50

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 76

    Lot 76

    CHINESE PORCELAIN FAMILLE VERTE PLATE depicting figures in a garden landscape within bird decorated border, unmarked, 24.5cms diam¦Condition Report: overall good, a little grubby particularly to reverse, some surface wear & wear to rim decoration, no nasty chips or damage obvious.

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    Lot 76

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £50.00

  • Lot 77

    Lot 77

    CHINESE PORCELAIN SMALL FAMILLE VERTE VASE depicting birds, insects, flowers & tree, unmarked, 14cms high¦Condition Report: probably lacking its lid otherwise appears okay, some surface wear as expected.

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    Lot 77

    Guide price
    £40 - £70

    Hammer price £700.00

  • Lot 78

    Lot 78

    CHINESE PORCELAIN CRACKLE GLAZE BOWL having small circular foot, unmarked, 19.5cms diam together with another similar crackle glaze twin-handled vase, unmarked (2)¦Condition Report: good overall, minor nibble to base rim & surface wear otherwise appears okay. The vase has been damaged to neck & glued, surface wear.

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    Lot 78

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £480.00

  • Lot 79

    Lot 79

    JAPANESE PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A SEATED MAN IN DRAGON ROBES unglazed to base & unmarked, old Bluett London label to reverse, 28cms high¦Condition Report: appears as though the left foot has been damaged & been repaired, a little grubby with paint here and there, wear to base rim but nothing other serious

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    Lot 79

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £340.00

  • Lot 80

    Lot 80

    JAPANESE PORCELAIN FIGURE of a female seated with sword on lotus leaf base, possibly a seated Bohatsu, unglazed & unmarked to the base, 30cms high¦Condition Report: surface wear & wear to gilding, no serious obvious damage.

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    Lot 80

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £60.00

  • Lot 81

    Lot 81

    JAPANESE PORCELAIN FIGURINE OF A STANDING FEMALE holding bird & fan in flowing robes, unglazed & unmarked to base, 31.5cms high¦Condition Report: appears in good overall condition with no major losses, surface wear, wear to gilding on robe & fan otherwise okay.

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    Lot 81

    Guide price
    £60 - £100

    Hammer price £45.00

  • Lot 82

    Lot 82

    JAPANESE PORCELAIN FIGURE HOLDING SCEPTRE with flowing floral & inset decorated robes on symbolic rectangular base, unglazed to base with old labels, illegible, 30cms high¦Condition Report: scepre intact & held on to robes by blu tac, no serious damage, firing flaws to base, surface wear as expected otherwise appears okay.

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    Lot 82

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 83

    Lot 83

    JAPANESE PORCELAIN STUDY OF A SEATED MEDITATING FEMALE in geometric & stylized blue robes, unglazed & unmarked to base, 15cms high together with another Japanese porcelain figure of an elder holding child (2)¦Condition Report: good overall condition, minor chip to bottom rim, surface wear as expected, firing flaw to back of neck, the figure of the elder his left hand fingers have all been damaged and lost, otherwise okay.

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    Lot 83

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £210.00

  • Lot 84

    Lot 84

    PAIR OF JAPANESE PORCELAIN KUTANI VASES depicting figures & birds in interior & landscape scenes, red script marks to bases, 31.5cms high (2)¦Condition Report: good overall condition, no obvious serious damage, cracks or restoration, surface wear as expected.

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    Lot 84

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 85

    Lot 85

    CHINESE PORCELAIN FAMIILLE VERTE BOTTLE VASE decorated with flowers, foliage & butterfly, concentric circles to base, 36cms high¦Condition Report: good overall with no serious damage, cracks or restoration, surface wear as expected, wear to bottom rim.

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    Lot 85

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £850.00

  • Lot 86

    Lot 86

    CHINESE PORCELAIN FAMILLE VERTE VASE depicting figures & trees within landscape with mountains in distance, unglazed & unmarked to base, 31.5cms high¦Condition Report: appears in good overall condition, possible firing flaws to inside of neck, possibly cracked but appears okay.

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    Lot 86

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £380.00

  • Lot 87

    Lot 87

    CHINESE PORCELAIN BLUE & WHITE CYLINDRICAL VASE depicting pagodas, figures on a bridge in expansive landscape, unmarked to base, 29cms high¦Condition Report: a little grubby but no serious damage, cracks or restoration.

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    Lot 87

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £1,600.00

  • Lot 88

    Lot 88

    CHINESE PORCELAIN MANDARIN TEAPOT & COVER depicting figures & pagodas with alternating bird panels, the spout & handle in gilt finish, unmarked on hardwood stand, possibly associated, 19.5cms high overall¦Condition Report: the gilding is rather worn in places but no obvious significant damage or losses, very minor nibbles to base rim, hardwood stand appears okay.

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    Lot 88

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £600.00

  • Lot 89

    Lot 89

    CHINESE PORCELAIN FAMILLE VERTE TWIN-HANDLED CUP & COVER overall decorated with flowers & foliage, unmarked, 12.5cms high¦Condition Report: good overall condition, surface wear as expected & wear to iron red borders, no significant damage or losses.

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    Lot 89

    Guide price
    £60 - £100

    Hammer price £850.00

  • Lot 90

    Lot 90

    CHINESE PORCELAIN BLUE & WHITE DRAGON DECORATED CYLINDRICAL BOX & COVER depicting five clawed dragon & flaming pearl within flowers & foliage, six blue character marked to base within double concentric circles, 28cms diam.¦Condition Report: good overall condition however inner rim of base has significant chip to rim, surface wear a little grubby to base otherwise okay.

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    Lot 90

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Hammer price £5,900.00

  • Lot 91

    Lot 91

    CHINESE PORCELAIN CIRCULAR SHALLOW DISH decorated with five clawed green dragon chasing flaming pearl, six blue character mark to base within double concentric circles, 17.5cms diam¦Condition Report: chip to outer rim, surface wear as expected otherwise appears okay.

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    Lot 91

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £5,600.00

  • Lot 92

    Lot 92

    CHINESE PORCELAIN SHALLOW DISH RAISED ON CIRCULAR FOOT decorated with green five clawed dragon chasing flaming pearl, six blue character mark to base, 18.5cms diam¦Condition Report: minor chips to base rim, some surface wear, no obvious serious damage otherwise.

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    Lot 92

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £1,900.00

  • Lot 93

    Lot 93

    CHINESE PORCELAIN SMALL BLUE & WHITE SHALLOW DISH raised on circular foot, decorated with pine tree, flowers & insects, blue commendation mark to base with old Bluett London label, 13.5cms diam¦Condition Report: generally good overall, one or two minor nibbles to petal rim, surface wear as expected.

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    Lot 93

    Guide price
    £60 - £100

    Hammer price £1,100.00

  • Lot 94

    Lot 94

    CHINESE PORCELAIN BLUE & WHITE BALUSTER VASE depicting figures & floral sprays, unmarked to base, 22cms high¦Condition Report: good overall condition, a little grubby, no obvious damage.

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    Lot 94

    Guide price
    £30 - £50

    Hammer price £30.00