The Welsh Sale, Cardiff

Sat 13 May 2017, 11:00 AM - Cardiff Saleroom, South Wales

80 lots of Welsh pottery & porcelain including Nantgarw & Swansea

300+ lots of Welsh art including Sir Kyffin Williams RA, Sir Frank Brangwyn, Ceri Richards, Donald McIntyre, Gwilym Prichard, Josef Herman, Will Roberts, Wilf Roberts et al

Viewing Friday the 12th May 12 - 7pm & morning of auction 9am - 10.45am

  • Lot 1

    Lot 1

    A SHALLOW LLANELLY POTTERY APPLE DISH with three painted fruit in branches with leaves, LLANELLY stencilled black mark to base, 25cms diam

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    Lot 1

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £580.00

  • Lot 2

    Lot 2

    THREE ITEMS OF LLANELLY POTTERY comprising plum decorated fruit dish, bowl with irises and plate with single apple and foliage (condition issues)

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    Lot 2

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 3

    Lot 3

    A RARE LLANELLY POTTERY FRUIT BASKET WITH PAINTED APPLES, the body with four fruit in branches and with a high loop handle to a slightly crimped rim, 15.5cms diam

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    Lot 3

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 4

    Lot 4

    A LLANELLY POTTERY HYBRID TEA-ROSE DECORATED TUREEN of oval footed form with loop handle to the cover and twin loop handles to the sides, painted with a continuous vine of roses to both body and cover, 35 x 30cms

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    Lot 4

    Guide price
    £500 - £700

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 5

    Lot 5

    A LLANELLY POTTERY `DUTCH BOYS` PLATTER with red and green trim, the interior painted with a group of three Dutch boys talking together in a landscape with windmill, marked Llanelly to base, 33cms long¦Auctioneer`s Note: the use of Dutch children in Llanelly pottery is said to have been a result of Welsh chapel communities acting out scenes from a play called `Jan the Dutchman`¦

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    Lot 5

    Guide price
    £1400 - £1800

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 6

    Lot 6

    A LLANELLY POTTERY `DUTCH GIRLS` PLATTER with red and green trim, the interior painted with a group of three Dutch girls talking together in a landscape with two windmills, 36cms long¦Auctioneer`s Note: the use of Dutch children in Llanelly pottery is said to have been a result of Welsh chapel communities acting out scenes from a play called `Jan the Dutchman`¦

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    Lot 6

    Guide price
    £1400 - £1800

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 7

    Lot 7

    A LARGE LLANELLY POTTERY HYBRID TEA-ROSE PLATTER the border with stems of open and closed roses and with green trim, 51cms long

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    Lot 7

    Guide price
    £500 - £800

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 8

    Lot 8

    A PAIR OF LLANELLY POTTERY VASES of faceted form with opening out waisted necks, decorated with tea-roses and leaves with green trim, Llanelly stencilled mark to base, 16cms high

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    Lot 8

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £340.00

  • Lot 9

    Lot 9

    A LANELLY POTTERY PEDESTAL FRUIT STAND, the shallow dish raised on a circular base and having a painted floral interior, 22.5cms diam

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    Lot 9

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £35.00

  • Lot 10

    Lot 10

    A SWANSEA CREAMWARE SUPPER-SET PART circa 1805, of curved form with loop handle and with painted fruit and borders in chocolate enamel, impressed arrow mark to base, 30cms wide

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    Lot 10

    Guide price
    £30 - £50

    Hammer price £30.00

  • Lot 11

    Lot 11

    A SWANSEA POTTERY CHILD`S PLATE, Baker, Bevans & Irwin period, the border with continuous moulded leaf motifs and raised acanthus picked out in blue, the interior painted with a stylised Persian rose and leaves, impressed horseshoe shaped mark to base, 14.5cms diam

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    Lot 11

    Guide price
    £30 - £40

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 12

    Lot 12

    A SWANSEA CAMBRIAN POTTERY MARQUISE SHAPED STAND probably for a tureen, circa 1810, decorated with continuous green painted anthemions in gilded scrolling cartouches and with gilt and orange borders, impressed mark SWANSEA, 27.5cms diam, Sir Leslie Joseph label

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    Lot 12

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £50.00

  • Lot 13

    Lot 13

    A SWANSEA CAMBRIAN POTTERY CUP & SAUCER circa 1824-1831 in the puce `Ne Plus Ultra` pattern with panels featuring ladies in leisure within elaborate floral borders

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    Lot 13

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 14

    Lot 14

    A SWANSEA DILLWYN POTTERY TEAPOT, circa 1824-31, of oval form with elaborate handle and spout and with fleur-de-lys knop, decorated in the `Troubador` transfer pattern

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    Lot 14

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £200.00

  • Lot 15

    Lot 15

    A DILLWYN SWANSEA POTTERY PLATE WITH ARCADED BORDER circa 1815-20 with lustre rim, green glazed basket-weave border and the interior having a pink lustre depiction of a swan and river scene, horseshoe impressed DILLWYN & CO SWANSEA, 20cms diam¦Provenance: private collection directly from up-state New York Welsh descendants

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    Lot 15

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £140.00

  • Lot 16

    Lot 16

    A RARE DILLWYN`S ETRUSCAN PATERA of circular form in red earthenware, decorated in black with an outline of a reclining cupid and bow, having an outlined Grecian key border, base printed with `DILLWYN`S ETRUSCAN WARE`, 21.5cms diam¦

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    Lot 16

    Guide price
    £600 - £800

    Hammer price £600.00

  • Lot 17

    Lot 17

    A NANTGARW PORCELAIN PLATE, circa 1818-1820, with a shaped chocolate enamel rim and painted by Thomas Pardoe or son William Henry with scattered floral sprigs, impressed mark NANT GARW CW to base, 24cms diam

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    Lot 17

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £400.00

  • Lot 18

    Lot 18

    A NANTGARW PORCELAIN SQUARE DISH of lobed form and painted with a centre spray of flowers and four outer sprigs, impressed mark NANT GARW CW to base, 23.5cms x 23.5cms

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    Lot 18

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £170.00

  • Lot 19

    Lot 19

    A RARE NANTGARW PORCELAIN BREAKFAST CUP & SAUCER having a dentil gilt rim and a continuous chain of flowers and roses to a gilt decorated border, the saucer interior and lower quarter of the cup painted with a scattering of flowers, old typed label to saucer referring to authentication by W D John in 1965, saucer diam 17cms (cup damaged / restored)

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    Lot 19

    Guide price
    £150 - £200

    Hammer price £190.00

  • Lot 20

    Lot 20

    A RARE NANTGARW PORCELAIN CABINET CUP & STAND, circa 1818-20, of slightly flared u-shape in parakeet-green ground, with gilt dentil rim and having gilt twin gryphon handles, both elements applied in high relief with a continuous garland of white flowers with their centres picked out in gold, elsewhere sprays of vivid coloured flowers, cup 8.5cms high (chip to foot of cup and repaired handle)

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    Lot 20

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £460.00

  • Lot 21

    Lot 21

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN GAZEBO PATTERN PLATE, 1817-1820 decorated in the Japan style with interior landscape featuring stylised river scene with fishing boat, the border with eight arched panels of rust foliage to a green and gilded scrolled border, 21cms diam¦

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    Lot 21

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £110.00

  • Lot 22

    Lot 22

    A RARE SWANSEA PORCELAIN TANKARD (smaller version) of slightly tapered form with everted rim, the handle with double scroll and coiled terminal extending above the neck, red SWANSEA mark to base, 12.5cms high, old label for collector Harold Davies

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    Lot 22

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £190.00

  • Lot 23

    Lot 23

    A RARE SWANSEA PORCELAIN WASP HANDLED VASE circa 1815-187 version without plinth, of slender ovoid form with thick everted rim, the twin gilded bee or wasp handles, painted in the Japan style, 16.5cms high (restoration to handles)¦¦

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    Lot 23

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £460.00

  • Lot 24

    Lot 24

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN PLATE circa 1817, painted with three sprays of roses and other flowers and two scattered sprigs, within a gilded rim, 22cms diam, old collector`s label for Kildare Meager

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    Lot 24

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 25

    Lot 25

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN TEA-BOWL with flared rim and flanged foot, painted with floral sprays and insects to inside and out, red Swansea script mark to base, 7.75cms diam

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    Lot 25

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £90.00

  • Lot 26

    Lot 26

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN BREAKFAST CUP & SAUCER with Paris Flute moulding and painted with a continuous chain of pink roses within gilded trim, red stencilled SWANSEA mark to base, cup 11cm diam (repaired saucer)

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    Lot 26

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 27

    Lot 27

    A RARE NANTGARW PORCELAIN MINIATURE TAZZA, circa 1820, the bowl of shallow circular form raised over a turned foot and with everted rim, the interior painted by Thomas Pardoe with an orange butterfly and an arrangement of flowers and foliage, the bowl rim applied with a continuous chain of small beading, 11cms diam, (repairs and losses), Sir Leslie Joseph label ¦

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    Lot 27

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Hammer price £380.00

  • Lot 28

    Lot 28

    A NANTGARW PORCELAIN CRESTED BREAKFAST CUP, circa 1818-20 with an emblem of speared otter in gold and red being the Homfray Family crest of Penllyne Castle, Vale of Glamorgan (damage), 11cms diam¦

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    Lot 28

    Guide price
    £60 - £80

    Hammer price £260.00

  • Lot 29

    Lot 29

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN PLATE decorated with individual floral specimens including bluebells and roses within a gilt rim, unmarked, old collector`s label for Kildare Meagre, 20cms diam

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    Lot 29

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 30

    Lot 30

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN CUP & SAUCER, pattern No. 478 with seeded green border and scrolls with cobalt-blue detail, floral motifs and salmon-pink reserve, red stencilled SWANSEA mark to base, Sir Leslie Joseph label

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    Lot 30

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £210.00

  • Lot 31

    Lot 31

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN EGG CUP SAUCER of lobed circular form, with basket weave moulding to the border and swirl moulding to the interior, decorated with five isolated gilded floral sprays, stencilled SWANSEA mark to base, 10.5cms diam

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    Lot 31

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 32

    Lot 32

    A RARE SWANSEA PORCELAIN EGG-CUP decorated with isolated cornflower heads, stencilled SWANSEA mark to base, 5.5cms high

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    Lot 32

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £220.00

  • Lot 33

    Lot 33

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN CUP & SAUCER with floral sprays and gilding, black Swansea script mark (wear)

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    Lot 33

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 34

    Lot 34

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN PLATTER FROM THE LYSAGHT SERVICE of canted rectangular form, the decoration attributed to Henry Morris with a large extravagant bouquet of flowers contained within a basket upon a plinth above a chain of flowers, the border decorated with elaborate continuous gilding to a gros-bleu reserve, unmarked, 36cms wide¦Provenance: by bequest to a Vale of Glamorgan gentleman

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    Lot 34

    Guide price
    £2000 - £2500

    Hammer price £1,800.00

  • Lot 35

    Lot 35

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN CENTRE DISH COMPORT circa 1815-17 raised on a shaped rectangular base and with twig-handles, Japan style floral decorated in the Imari palette with underglaze blue, rust and gilding, red Swansea script to base with pattern number 264, 32cms wide

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    Lot 35

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £200.00

  • Lot 36

    Lot 36

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN SAUCE TUREEN & STAND, the tureen on a circular pedestal base with upturned rectangular-looped handles (restoration to one) and pine cone finial, both lid and stand moulded with c-scrolls, flowers and wreaths and each element painted with flowers, roses and strawberries, unmarked, 13cms high

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    Lot 36

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £280.00

  • Lot 37

    Lot 37

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN MATCHING SUCRIER, STAND & PLATE, to fit the stand the sucrier is of rectangular form with rounded corners and upturned handles, the plate of slightly lobed circular form, each element with gilt dentil rim, with basket-weave moulding and painted with scattered blue and pink campanula type flowers, sucrier 10cms wide, plate 21cms diam, unmarked

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    Lot 37

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 38

    Lot 38

    A CIRCULAR SWANSEA PORCELAIN STAND fluted with a wide gilt edge, painted with a continuous circle of open pink roses and having a gilt motif to the centre, stencilled SWANSEA mark to base, 23cms diam

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    Lot 38

    Guide price
    £60 - £100

    Hammer price £80.00

  • Lot 39

    Lot 39

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN ELEPHANT PATTERN TEA-PLATE in blue and white with gilding, 21cms diam

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    Lot 39

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £50.00

  • Lot 40

    Lot 40

    A SWANSEA PLATTER, CIRCA 1806, of oval shape, painted in the centre in underglaze blue and iron-red with the Japan pattern of full floral spray in gold and iron-red cailloute alternating with elongated leaves, a blue band inside the rim, 31cms wide, impressed mark SWANSEA (small rim chip)¦Provenance: private collection directly from up-state New York Welsh descendants

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    Lot 40

    Guide price
    £50 - £100

    Hammer price £80.00

  • Lot 41

    Lot 41

    A NANTGARW PORCELAIN PLATE WITH CHOCOLATE COLOURED EDGE, circa 1818-20, with lobed rim, the border slightly fluted and painted with six floral and fruit sprigs, the interior with large colourful plants and flowers, painted by Thomas Pardoe or son William, 23cms diam, impressed NANT GARW CW¦Provenance: private collection directly from up-state New York Welsh descendants¦

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    Lot 41

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £750.00

  • Lot 42

    Lot 42

    A PAIR OF SWANSEA PORCELAIN PLATES circa 1818, having a dentil rim and finely painted with sprays of colourful flowers, unmarked, 22cms diam¦Provenance: private collection directly from up-state New York Welsh descendants¦

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    Lot 42

    Guide price
    £400 - £700

    Hammer price £380.00

  • Lot 43

    Lot 43

    A NANTGARW PORCELAIN PLATE HAVING A CHOCOLATE ENAMELLED RIM, circa 1818, with a lobed and slightly fluted border, painted with six scattered sprigs by Thomas Pardoe or son William Henry, impressed NANT GARW CW, 23cms diam¦Provenance: private collection directly from up-state New York Welsh descendants¦

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    Lot 43

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £260.00

  • Lot 44

    Lot 44

    A PAIR OF SWANSEA PORCELAIN PLATES circa 1818, with gilded edges and painted flower sprays, unmarked, 20cms diam¦Provenance: private collection directly from up-state New York Welsh descendants¦

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    Lot 44

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 45

    Lot 45

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN BOTANICAL DISH, circa 1805, of shaped rectangular form and with twig-handles and gilded detail, the interior painted by Thomas Pardoe with a study after a print by William Curtis from `The Botanical Magazine`, the base hand-titled by Pardoe ` Trailing Disandra`, red Swansea script mark, 28.5cms wide¦Provenance: private collection directly from up-state New York Welsh descendants¦

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    Lot 45

    Guide price
    £400 - £700

    Hammer price £660.00

  • Lot 46

    Lot 46

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN ORIENTAL STYLE PLATE circa 1818, 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 open flower with surrounding foliage, red Swansea script mark with pattern number 223, 21cms diam¦Provenance: private collection directly from up-state New York Welsh descendants¦

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    Lot 46

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 47

    Lot 47

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN PARIS FLUTE TRIO circa 1815, undecorated but for gilded trim and gilded centre motif to each piece, red stencilled SWANSEA mark to one cup¦Provenance: private collection directly from up-state New York Welsh descendants¦¦

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    Lot 47

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £180.00

  • Lot 48

    Lot 48

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN JAPAN PATTERN CUP & SAUCER, circa 1815, red stencilled SWANSEA mark to base of saucer; together with a Swansea porcelain cup and saucer painted with a scattering of foliage and vases of roses, similar period¦Provenance: private collection directly from up-state New York Welsh descendants

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    Lot 48

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £250.00

  • Lot 49

    Lot 49

    A NANTGARW PORCELAIN TRIO circa 1820, with gilded loop handles, gilt dentil rims and finely painted with sprays of flowers, unmarked¦

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    Lot 49

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £420.00

  • Lot 50

    Lot 50

    A NANTGARW PORCELAIN PLATE & TWO SAUCER DISHES, circa 1820, decorated by Thomas Pardoe or W H Pardoe with sprays of blue cornflowers and iron red foliage, the base with old `KSM` collector`s label for Kildare S Meagre and for Sir Leslie Joseph, impressed marks NANT GARW CW, plate size 24cms diam, saucers 17cms diam

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    Lot 50

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £340.00