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 1

    Lot 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

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    Lot 1

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 2

    Lot 2

    NO LOT

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    Lot 2

    Guide price
    £0 - £0

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 3

    Lot 3

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

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    Lot 3

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £320.00

  • Lot 4

    Lot 4

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

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    Lot 4

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £110.00

  • Lot 5

    Lot 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

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    Lot 5

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £1,600.00

  • Lot 6

    Lot 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

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    Lot 6

    Guide price
    £700 - £1000

    Hammer price £1,300.00

  • Lot 7

    Lot 7

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

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    Lot 7

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 8

    Lot 8

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

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    Lot 8

    Guide price
    £300 - £600

    Hammer price £1,400.00

  • Lot 9

    Lot 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

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    Lot 9

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £380.00

  • Lot 10

    Lot 10

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

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    Lot 10

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £500.00

  • Lot 11

    Lot 11

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

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    Lot 11

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £230.00

  • Lot 12

    Lot 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¦

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    Lot 12

    Guide price
    £1500 - £2000

    Hammer price £1,200.00

  • Lot 13

    Lot 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.

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    Lot 13

    Guide price
    £1500 - £2500

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 14

    Lot 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¦

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    Lot 14

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 15

    Lot 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

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    Lot 15

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £500.00

  • Lot 16

    Lot 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.

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    Lot 16

    Guide price
    £250 - £350

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 17

    Lot 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

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    Lot 17

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £380.00

  • Lot 18

    Lot 18

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

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    Lot 18

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £240.00

  • Lot 19

    Lot 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

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    Lot 19

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 20

    Lot 20

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

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    Lot 20

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £110.00

  • Lot 21

    Lot 21

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

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    Lot 21

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Hammer price £130.00

  • Lot 22

    Lot 22

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

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    Lot 22

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £150.00

  • Lot 23

    Lot 23

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

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    Lot 23

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £200.00

  • Lot 24

    Lot 24

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

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    Lot 24

    Guide price
    £350 - £450

    Hammer price £300.00

  • Lot 25

    Lot 25

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

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    Lot 25

    Guide price
    £380 - £450

    Hammer price £340.00

  • Lot 26

    Lot 26

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

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    Lot 26

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £340.00

  • Lot 27

    Lot 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

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    Lot 27

    Guide price
    £180 - £280

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 28

    Lot 28

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

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    Lot 28

    Guide price
    £900 - £1200

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 29

    Lot 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

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    Lot 29

    Guide price
    £600 - £900

    Hammer price £550.00

  • Lot 30

    Lot 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

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    Lot 30

    Guide price
    £600 - £900

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 31

    Lot 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

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    Lot 31

    Guide price
    £120 - £180

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 32

    Lot 32

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

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    Lot 32

    Guide price
    £600 - £900

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 33

    Lot 33

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

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    Lot 33

    Guide price
    £350 - £450

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 34

    Lot 34

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

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    Lot 34

    Guide price
    £350 - £450

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 35

    Lot 35

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

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    Lot 35

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £2,000.00

  • Lot 36

    Lot 36

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

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    Lot 36

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 37

    Lot 37

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

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    Lot 37

    Guide price
    £500 - £1000

    Hammer price £400.00

  • 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