The Welsh Sale, Cardiff

Sat 18 February 2017, 11:00 AM - Cardiff Saleroom, South Wales

 

The Welsh Sale is our flagship auction of Welsh works of art held during the buoyant selling seasons, it is a very simple formula, but highly successful.

  • A specialist auction of works by Welsh artists, or works of art of Welsh subject.
  • We market your consignments nationally and internationally but crucially we are in a far better position to market to local-wales based buyers
  • We will understand how to market your consignments as we are a Welsh family run business with superior knowledge of Welsh artists, Welsh subjects, heritage and culture.
  • We have an extensive database of ready buyers for your works.
  • Your consignments are marketed on the internet to buyers worldwide with the latest technology giving buyers the ability to bid live wherever they are.
  • All items are illustrated in our prestigious full colour hard copy catalogue.
  • We have extensive experience in selling the works of Sir Kyffin Williams RA

Viewing Friday 17th February 1 - 8pm & morning of auction 9 - 10.45am

 

  • Lot 1

    Lot 1

    LLANELLY POTTERY BOWL painted with wild-roses and having a crimped rim, stencilled mark to base, 17cms diam

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    Lot 1

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    £40 - £60

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  • Lot 2

    Lot 2

    A PAIR OF LLANELLY CANDLESTICK HOLDERS with circular bases and decorated with tea-roses, stencilled mark to bases, 24cms high

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    Lot 2

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

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  • Lot 3

    Lot 3

    A PAIR OF LLANELLY SPILL-VASES each with single angular handle and painted with plums on vines, stencilled mark to base, 15cms high

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    Lot 3

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

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  • Lot 4

    Lot 4

    A RARE LLANELLY POTTERY JARDINIERE painted all round in blue by Samuel W Shufflebotham with a water-mill scene and expansive river scene and landscape, signed with the complete 'SWS' initials, inscribed to the base `Llanelly Art Pottery`, 26cms diam x 22.5cms high

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    Lot 4

    Guide price
    £1500 - £2000

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  • Lot 5

    Lot 5

    LLANELLY POTTERY `MILAN` PLATTER in transfer blue and white, having a floral border and exotic landscape interior with figures and palace, 44cms wide

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    Lot 5

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

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  • Lot 6

    Lot 6

    EWENNY POTTERY TYG having three loop handles alternating with three double-loop handles, in green glaze and inscribed `Dwfr lestr yr hen Gymru` (the old water vessel, Wales), 14cms high

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    Lot 6

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

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  • Lot 7

    Lot 7

    A SWANSEA `COLANDINE` MEAT PLATTER with blue and white transfer scene, 40cms wide

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    Lot 7

    Guide price
    £30 - £50

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  • Lot 8

    Lot 8

    SWANSEA CAMBRIAN POTTERY LARGE RARE BOWL in the blue and white `Gate House` transfer with cattle and figures in a landscape and floral border, 44cms diam¦Auctioneer`s note: taking into account the large size of the bowl, the item is likely to have been used as a point-of-sale advertising example

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    Lot 8

    Guide price
    £250 - £350

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  • Lot 10

    Lot 10

    YNYSMEUDWY POTTERY `RIO` PATTERN SOUP DISH transfer decorated with exotic scene to the interior, two crests to base for `Rio` and for retailer `F Primavesi & Son, Cardiff`, 24cms diam

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    Lot 10

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

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  • Lot 11

    Lot 11

    A NANTGARW PORCELAIN PLATE having a moulded and lobed border locally decorated with butterflies and wild-flowers and having a chocolate rim, 22cms diam

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    Lot 11

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

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  • Lot 12

    Lot 12

    A NANTGARW PORCELAIN SHELL DISH having a lobed border and London decorated with a continuous chain of brightly coloured flowers and a spray of flowers to the interior, gilding to the terminal and rim, impressed NANT GARW CW to base, 21cms diam at terminal

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    Lot 12

    Guide price
    £500 - £700

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  • Lot 13

    Lot 13

    SWANSEA PORCELAIN URN SHAPED VASE having twin ram`s head handles, a thick everted rim and the body moulded to each side with a swag of delicate flowers, all raised over a circular base, painted with roses, flowers and butterflies and gilding to the foot, border and handles, 15cms high¦Auctioneer`s note: for reference, see page 127, illustration No.3 `Swansea Porcelain, Shapes & Decoration` by A.E (Jimmy) Jones & Sir Leslie Joseph. The authors state that other manufacturers produced a similarly shaped vase but it is our opinion the delicate nature of the vase and the exact match in size point to this being a Swansea vase

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    Lot 13

    Guide price
    £1000 - £1500

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  • Lot 14

    Lot 14

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN `JAPAN` DESSERT PLATE having a wide border decorated in four alternate segments of stylised flowers in underglaze blue, iron-red, green and gilt, to the centre a stylised flower-head in a circular ochre frame, 21cms diam

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    Lot 14

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

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  • Lot 15

    Lot 15

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN UNDECORATED URN VASE with twin eagle-form handles and having a flared rim and centre shoulder break to the body, all raised over a circular footed base, 14cms high

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    Lot 15

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

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  • Lot 16

    Lot 16

    A RARE SWANSEA MINIATURE CABARET CUP & SAUCER in glassy porcelain, having a flared rim and elevated scroll handle with moulded decoration over a pedestal base, painted with sprays of blue flowers and gilding to the rims and interior, saucer 10cms diam, cup 6.5cms high

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    Lot 16

    Guide price
    £600 - £800

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  • Lot 17

    Lot 17

    A NANTGARW PORCELAIN `HENSOL CASTLE` CUP & SAUCER with blue berries and gilded leaves and with gilded rim, saucer 14cms diam

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    Lot 17

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

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  • Lot 18

    Lot 18

    A NANTGARW PORCELAIN CUP & SAUCER decorated with pink roses and floral sprays to four cartouches and with gilt reserve, (crack to cup), saucer diam 14cms

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    Lot 18

    Guide price
    £200 - £250

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  • Lot 19

    Lot 19

    A SWANSEA TEAPOT, COVER & STAND painted with bands of blue cornflowers, red berries and continuous gilt scrolling stem, stand 19cms wide, teapot 25cms wide¦Provenance: labels to base for an exhibition of the Sir Leslie Joseph Collection at Glynn Vivian Gallery, Swansea

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    Lot 19

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

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  • Lot 20

    Lot 20

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN VASE with twin handles and of slender ovoid form, flared rim and with a round base to a square platform foot, the handles with lotus flowers and terminating with embossed acanthus leaves above embossed medallions. The body painted with opposing oval panels of floral sprays to a mottle green reserve, and with fine gilt-work to the shoulders, rim and handles, impressed mark SWANSEA to base, 26cms high

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    Lot 20

    Guide price
    £2000 - £3000

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  • Lot 21

    Lot 21

    A NANTGARW PORCELAIN CIRCULAR PLAQUE painted with a Grand Tour type Italianate landscape featuring a shepherd and companion in a river with sheep and mule, villa and ancient ruins beyond, impressed NANT GARW CW to base, 13.5cms diam

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    Lot 21

    Guide price
    £400 - £500

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  • Lot 22

    Lot 22

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN UNDECORATED CABINET CUP of cylindrical shape with everted rim and raised on three paw feet, the elevated scroll handle terminating with a mask head and embossed medallion, 12cms high

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    Lot 22

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

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  • Lot 23

    Lot 23

    A NANTGARW MACINTOSH SERVICE PLATE painted in London by Robbins & Randall with a black and white bird perched on a branch and having an elaborately gilded border with four sprigs of flowers, impressed NANT GARW CW base, circa 1818, 24cms diam¦¦

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    Lot 23

    Guide price
    £1000 - £1500

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  • Lot 24

    Lot 24

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN DESSERT PLATE with lobed rim and having a moulded border with C-scrolls, flowers, foliage and love knots, decorated with flowers to the border and the interior with a single spray, SWANSEA stencilled mark to base, 21cms diam ¦

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    Lot 24

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

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  • Lot 25

    Lot 25

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN DESSERT PLATE with lobed rim and having a moulded border with C-scrolls, flowers, foliage and love knots, decorated with flowers to the border and the interior with a single spray, SWANSEA stencilled mark to base, 21cms diam

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    Lot 25

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

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  • Lot 26

    Lot 26

    A RARE SWANSEA PORCELAIN CHAMBER CANDLESTICK having a saucer shaped stand with a short tapering sconce, the loop handle of serpentine form and with forked tail terminal, finely painted with a circuit of floral sprays (probably by Henry Morris or William Pollard), 12cms diam

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    Lot 26

    Guide price
    £1300 - £1700

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  • Lot 27

    Lot 27

    A NANTGARW PORCELAIN `HENSOL CASTLE` PLATE decorated with blue berries with gilded leaves and with gilded wavy border, 21.5cms diam

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    Lot 27

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

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  • Lot 28

    Lot 28

    A NANTGARW SOUP PLATE having a moulded and alternate lobed border and painted with three large sprays of flowers, a centre flower, fruit and two butterflies and a gilded rim, impressed NANT GARW CW to base, 21cms diam

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    Lot 28

    Guide price
    £500 - £700

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  • Lot 29

    Lot 29

    A PAIR OF RARE SWANSEA PORCELAIN SOUP DISHES with blue and white transfer Gate House decoration (see Lot 8) and with gilt borders, part of the Gibbons service, red stencilled SWANSEA mark to base, Bevington & Co period (1817-1824), 24cms diam¦

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    Lot 29

    Guide price
    £250 - £350

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  • Lot 30

    Lot 30

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN DESSERT PLATE with lobed rim and having a moulded border with C-scrolls, flowers, foliage and love knots, decorated with flowers to the border and the interior with a colourful spray, SWANSEA stencilled mark to base, 21cms diam

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    Lot 30

    Guide price
    £400 - £500

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  • Lot 31

    Lot 31

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN DESSERT PLATE finely decorated by Henry Morris with large spray of flowers to the interior, the sides with a circuitous gilded vine to a green reserve and with six gilt and green flowers to the border, red stencilled mark to base, 21cms diam

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    Lot 31

    Guide price
    £500 - £700

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  • Lot 32

    Lot 32

    A SWANSEA TWIG-HANDLED CENTRE DISH with shaped sides, indented corners and with foliate terminals to the naturalistic handles and all raised over a rectangular footed rim. The interior decorated with a large oval panel containing a basket of colourful flowers in a sky and beach background, the border with elaborate scrolling gilt-work border and with gilding to the handles, 31cms wide

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    Lot 32

    Guide price
    £800 - £1200

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  • Lot 33

    Lot 33

    SWANSEA PORCELAIN CRUCIFORM DISH with a beaded border and painted with sprigs of roses to the border and interior, impressed SWANSEA mark with crossed tridents, 21cms diam

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    Lot 33

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

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  • Lot 34

    Lot 34

    SWANSEA DUCK-EGG PORCELAIN DISH of shallow circular form and painted with eight individual roses to the border and gilding, 20cms diam

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    Lot 34

    Guide price
    £150 - £200

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  • Lot 35

    Lot 35

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN `JAPAN PATTERN PLATE of circular form with an elaborate pattern of gilding on underglaze cobalt-blue with various shaped reserves to the border containing stylised phoenixes and flowers, the interior with an octagonal panel with an iron-red Oriental style vase to display a centre peony and other flowers, red Swansea script mark to base, 21cms diam; together with a pair of Swansea `French Tulip` design tea-cups, stencilled SWANSEA marks to base

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    Lot 35

    Guide price
    £80 - £140

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  • Lot 36

    Lot 36

    A SWANSEA CABINET CUP FROM THE BURDETT-COUTTS SERVICE of cylindrical form with everted rim, raised on three paw feet and having a scrolling gilded handle, centred by a patera at the top and terminating with mask head at the bottom, the body painted with a basket of flowers, two sprigs and with elaborate scrolling gilt borders, circa 1815 (restoration), 12cms high¦Provenance: the service was ordered by the banker Thomas Coutts in 1818 on the occasion of his marriage to actress Harriett Mellon¦

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    Lot 36

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

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  • Lot 37

    Lot 37

    A SWANSEA `KINGFISHER` PATTERN TRIO of two cups and saucer, transfer filled, Sir Leslie Joseph Collection labels to base

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    Lot 37

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

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  • Lot 38

    Lot 38

    A NANTGARW `JAPAN` PATTERN TRIO of cups and saucer decorated by Thomas Pardoe in the Imari palette and style, Sir Leslie Joseph Collection labels to base¦Auctioneer`s note: see Illustration 60B of Nantgarw Porcelain- W.D John

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    Lot 38

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

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  • Lot 39

    Lot 39

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN ORIENTAL STYLE TRIO with border of gilt foliage and pink flowers on underglazed cobalt-blue ground and surrounded by stylised honeysuckles in a white reserve, the interior with a blue ring containing a large centre pink flower with surrounding foliage, no marks (see Pattern 223 of Swansea Porcelain Shapes & Decorations - AE (Jimmy) Jones & Sir Leslie Joseph)

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    Lot 39

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

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  • Lot 40

    Lot 40

    A SWANSEA `JAPAN` PATTERN TRIO of cups and saucer, the interior of the cups and saucer profusely decorated with a cobalt-blue underglaze and three oval panels of flower sprays to an apricot coloured reserve and separated by groups of three orange and white stylised chrysanthemum heads, the centre of the saucer with a circular panel of cactus and foliage, no base marks (see Pattern No.219 of Swansea Porcelain Shapes & Decoration - AE (Jimmy) Jones & Sir Leslie Joseph)

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    Lot 40

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    £200 - £300

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  • Lot 41

    Lot 41

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN OVAL DISH FROM THE DUKE OF NEWCASTLE SERVICE of lobed form with moulded borders of scrolls and ribbons and a single flower within the gilded rim, the interior painted with four sprays of flowers and three single flowers, very faintly impressed NANT GARW CW to base, 30cms x 21cms

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    Lot 41

    Guide price
    £600 - £800

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  • Lot 42

    Lot 42

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN PLATE FROM THE MARQUIS OF ANGLESEY SERVICE decorated with a circuit of large flowers to the border on a burnished-gilt ground, the interior with a centre briar-rose within a gilded geometric patterned border, faintly impressed SWANSEA with crossed tridents, 23cms diam¦ ¦

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    Lot 42

    Guide price
    £500 - £600

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  • Lot 43

    Lot 43

    A NANTGARW PORCELAIN PLATE DECORATED BY THOMAS PARDOE having a lobed border with chocolate rim, the interior with a botanical study, faintly impressed NANT GARW, 24cms diam

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    Lot 43

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

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  • Lot 44

    Lot 44

    A RARE SHAPED SWANSEA PORCELAIN SOUP PLATE having a notched and lobed rim, the border without moulding, painted with a large spray of flowers to the interior and the sides / border with sprigs of flowers and four insects, 25cms diam¦Auctioneer`s note; for an illustration of the actual plate please see page 101 of `Swansea Porcelain Shapes & Decoration` described as `rare shape`

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    Lot 44

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    £300 - £400

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  • Lot 45

    Lot 45

    A NANTGARW PORCELAIN LONDON DECORATED PLATE having a lobed rim, the border with finely moulded and gilded foliage, scrolls and ribbons interspersed with six panels of turquoise oiel de perdrix, the interior finely painted with sprays of flowers, sprigs of flowers and single butterfly, impressed mark NANT GARW CW to base, 22cms diam

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    Lot 45

    Guide price
    £500 - £1000

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  • Lot 46

    Lot 46

    A SWANSEA `JAPAN` PLATE decorated by Thomas Pardoe in the Imari palette and style with gilded foliage to a cobalt-blue reserve border, stems of stylised flowers and interior of stylised flower in a blue lined circular border, 22cms diam¦Auctioneer`s note: see Illustration 60B of Nantgarw Porcelain- W.D John (Please note in our printed catalogue incorrectly described as Nantgarw)

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    Lot 46

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

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  • Lot 47

    Lot 47

    A NANTGARW PORCELAIN PLATE having a lobed border with moulded scrolls, foliage and ribbons interspersed with six studies of fruit within a gilded rim, the interior with a large centre spray of colourful flowers, impressed mark NANT GARW CW to base, 22cms diam

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    Lot 47

    Guide price
    £500 - £600

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  • Lot 48

    Lot 48

    SWANSEA PORCELAIN PLATE DECORATED BY HENRY MORRIS FOR THE LYSAGHT SERVICE having a profusely gilded border to a blue reserve, the interior painted with a large bouquet of flowers in a basket on a plinth, 24cms diam¦Auctioneer`s note: see Illustration 36 of W.D John `Swansea Porcelain`

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    Lot 48

    Guide price
    £400 - £800

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  • Lot 49

    Lot 49

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN OVAL DISH of lobed form and moulded border of scrolls, foliage and ribbons, interspersed with six sprigs of flowers and fruit, the rim and sides gilt decorated and the interior with a spray of flowers, red SWANSEA stencilled mark to base, 26 x 18cms

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    Lot 49

    Guide price
    £500 - £700

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  • Lot 50

    Lot 50

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN FAMILLE ROSE PLATE of circular, slightly lobed form, decorated with sprigs of flowers to the border and the interior with a garden of Oriental-style flowers, 24cms diam

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    Lot 50

    Guide price
    £150 - £200

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