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 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

  • Lot 95

    Lot 95

    A PAIR OF TANG DYNASTY STYLE TERRACOTTA MALE & FEMALE WARRIORS ON HORSEBACK raised on square sectional bases, 42cms long x 29cms high (2)¦Condition Report: both horses have back legs off although two are still present with the piece, minor nibbles and nicks, generally chipped, both tales missing, spears or weaponry not with both warriors.¦¦

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    Lot 95

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 96

    Lot 96

    CHINESE PORCELAIN BLUE & WHITE PEDESTAL SHALLOW BOWL with central panel depicting figures on a bridge within landscape, within bird & foliate border extending to outer rim, unmarked, 35cms diam.¦Condition Report: piece has crack going right from one rim through base to the other, some firing flaws but no other serious damage, minor chips to base rim.

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    Lot 96

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £320.00

  • Lot 97

    Lot 97

    CHINESE PORCELAIN BLUE & WHITE PEDESTAL BOWL overall decorated with foliate & berry fish egg design, unmarked, 30cms diam.¦Condition Report: one or two minor nibbles, chips to outer rim, surface wear as expected, no other significant damage.

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    Lot 97

    Guide price
    £30 - £50

    Hammer price £230.00

  • Lot 98

    Lot 98

    CHINESE PORCELAIN PEDESTAL BOWL the interior in blue & white design, the exterior in pale brown glaze decorated with birds within foliate designs, blue picture mark to base within concentric circles raised on hardwood stand, 14.5cms high¦Condition Report: surface wear & minor scratching to decoration, surfaces as expected, no obvious significant damages, firing flaw to base rim, hardwood stand appears okay overall.

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    Lot 98

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £380.00

  • Lot 99

    Lot 99

    CHINESE CRACKLE GLAZE FLUTED BOTTLE OR MALLET SHAPED VASE unmarked, 15cms high¦Condition Report: appears in good overall condition, minor hairline to rim.

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    Lot 99

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £800.00

  • Lot 100

    Lot 100

    THREE ORIENTAL PORCELAIN BLUE & WHITE EWERS OR WINE JUGS all similarly decorated with foliate floral designs & landscapes, two unmarked, one with four character marks to base, the largest 24cms high (3)¦Condition Report: the largest has been extensively restored, the middle size has chip to rim and damage to handle, restoration to spout also, smallest appears okay generally, may have also had little restoration around handles and bridge to spout.

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    Lot 100

    Guide price
    £60 - £100

    Hammer price £850.00

  • Lot 101

    Lot 101

    PAIR OF CHINESE YELLOW GLAZED RECUMBENT MODELS OF HORSES unglazed to base on hardwood stands, 14.5cms high (2)¦Condition Report: both have minor nibbles to ears, couple of firing flaws, unmarked, they do fit on stands although not flush¦

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    Lot 101

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £400.00

  • Lot 102

    Lot 102

    CHINESE BRONZE HEXAGONAL VASE raised on three lion dog mask feet, on hexagonal platform base, 28cms high

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    Lot 102

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £120.00

  • Lot 103

    Lot 103

    TWO SIMILAR CARVED HARDWOOD FIGURES OF CHINESE OFFICIALS one holding book, the other holding his beard, character marks to reverse on belt, unmarked to base, 31.5cms high (2)¦Condition Report: both appear in good overall condition, minor splits but no major damage or losses obvious.

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    Lot 103

    Guide price
    £60 - £100

    Hammer price £1,600.00

  • Lot 104

    Lot 104

    SPECIMEN HARDSTONE TURTLE SHELL ON HARDWOOD BASE the shell with incised scale-like decoration, 21cms long¦Condition Report: significant chips out of the underside of the shell and further chips around the rim, hardwood base appears okay overall.

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    Lot 104

    Guide price
    £40 - £70

    Hammer price £8,800.00

  • Lot 105

    Lot 105

    LARGE CHINESE PORCELAIN BALUSTER BLUE & WHITE VASE WITH COVER and lion dog finial, overall decorated with flowers, foliage & butterflies having bat & cloud design borders, unmarked to base, 46cms high approx.¦Condition Report: significant chips to rim of base, some of the pieces are present to the inside of the vase, a little grubby in places, lid good overall.

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    Lot 105

    Guide price
    £60 - £100

    Hammer price £90.00

  • Lot 106

    Lot 106

    FOUR PIECES OF CHINESE PROVINCIAL-TYPE ITEMS to include blue & white decorated foliate bowl, pedestal dish, hexagonal vase in partial green glaze & pedestal bowl, all unmarked (3)¦Condition Report: larger bowl has multiple cracks and chips to rim, small dish, minor nibbles to outer rim and partially glazed vase has surface wear but no obvious major damage, pedestal bowl has multiple chips to rim.

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    Lot 106

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 107

    Lot 107

    TWO SIMILAR PAIRS OF CHINESE PORCELAIN FLORALLY DECORATED PLATES OF FAMILLE ROSE PALLETE all unmarked (4)¦Condition Report: two of the four plates has multiple nibbles to rim, other three appear in good overall condition with no further obvious damage.

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    Lot 107

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £320.00