The Welsh Sale

Sat 24 March 2018, 10:30 AM - Cardiff Saleroom, South Wales

The Welsh Sale is a hugely popular auction of Welsh Art and Welsh porcelain, pottery and selected Welsh items. The sale has been operating for over 10 years in its current format and has in that time generated some record prices. We have in depth knowledge and expertise in the foremost Welsh artists, Swansea & Nantgarw porcelain and Llanelly pottery. We were the valuers of Sir Kyffin Williams’s estate in 2006 and his art work is a prominent feature of every Welsh Sale as is Donald McIntyre, Josef Herman, Graham Sutherland, Gwilym Prichard, C F Tunnicliffe, John Piper and most of the well-known 20th Century Welsh painters.

Viewing: Friday 23rd March 12pm - 7pm & the morning of auction 9am - 10.25am

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  • Lot 160

    Lot 160

    STUART EVANS screen print - illustration of the nineteenth century two-masted passenger sailing-ship entitled `The Good Brig Credo, 1848, Aberystwyth to America`, signed and dated 1994, 36 x 55cms¦Auctioneer`s note: `The Credo` shipped emigrants from Wales to the US and featured in a drama of the same name by Mari Rhian Owen

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    Lot 160

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £140.00

  • Lot 161

    Lot 161

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA artist`s proof - St. Cwyfan`s Church, signed with initials, 28 x 37cms

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    Lot 161

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £360.00

  • Lot 162

    Lot 162

    EURFYN LEWIS limited edition (2/25) etching - figures on Penarth promenade with pier, signed and dated 2012, 17.5 x 47cms

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    Lot 162

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £60.00

  • Lot 163

    Lot 163

    GEORGE CHAPMAN limited edition (22/50) etching - South Wales street scene with child riding a scooter, signed in full, 72 x 49cms

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    Lot 163

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £400.00

  • Lot 164

    Lot 164

    CERI RICHARDS screen print - from Beethoven Suite with Variations, entitled `Prometheus`, signed and dated 1970, 75 x 56cms

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    Lot 164

    Guide price
    £500 - £600

    Hammer price £460.00

  • Lot 165

    Lot 165

    CHRIS LLOYD limited edition (2/2) print - manner of Roy Lichtenstein with magnified comic art and large dots, signed and dated `03, 79 x 59cms

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    Lot 165

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £200.00

  • Lot 166

    Lot 166

    LAURA FORD etching - tree-form figure, entitled `Espaliered Girl`, signed & dated 2007, 18 x 28cms

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    Lot 166

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £200.00

  • Lot 167

    Lot 167

    GEORGE CHAPMAN limited edition (22/50) etching print - figure crossing the street of a South Wales valley`s town, entitled `Across the Valley, 1960`, 54 x 40cms

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    Lot 167

    Guide price
    £400 - £500

    Hammer price £350.00

  • Lot 168

    Lot 168

    JOHN KNAPP FISHER limited edition (180/500) print - moored fishing boats in estuary at low tide with figures walking, signed in full & dated 1997, 18 x 42cms

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    Lot 168

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £280.00

  • Lot 169

    Lot 169

    JOHN KNAPP FISHER limited edition (127/500) print - Pembrokeshire coastal cottages, signed, 17 x 41cms

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    Lot 169

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 170

    Lot 170

    HARRY RILEY original colour Western Region British Railways poster - `Aberystwyth, where the Holiday Fun Begins`, 100 x 62cms

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    Lot 170

    Guide price
    £350 - £450

    Hammer price £420.00

  • Lot 171

    Lot 171

    ED FORREST coloured limited edition (73/500) print - coastal waves with three figures, signed in full, 30 x 40cms¦Provenance: from the artist`s family

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    Lot 171

    Guide price
    £100 - £120

    Hammer price £170.00

  • Lot 172

    Lot 172

    HARRY HOLLAND artist`s proof lithograph - reeded key-hole shaped object, signed, 50 x 42cms

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    Lot 172

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £90.00

  • Lot 173

    Lot 173

    ALEX WILLIAMS limited edition (41/150) colour print - colourful study of hens amongst undergrowth, entitled `Summer Bantams`, signed, 44 x 53cms

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    Lot 173

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 174

    Lot 174

    ALEX WILLIAMS print edition (II) - entitled `Cornish Palms II`, signed, 54 x 42cms

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    Lot 174

    Guide price
    £30 - £50

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 175

    Lot 175

    PURE EVIL a large green & black themed print - `Neon Bunny`, signed, 89 x 125cms

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    Lot 175

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £290.00

  • Lot 176

    Lot 176

    JOHN ELWYN signed print - yellow landscape with farmstead, signed in pencil, 40 x 54cms

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    Lot 176

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 177

    Lot 177

    WILF ROBERTS limited edition (6/20) coloured print - farmstead, entitled `Peniel`, signed, 28 x 28cms¦

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    Lot 177

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 178

    Lot 178

    ROB PIERCY limited edition (130/200) coloured print - Snowdonia winter-scene, entitled `Llyn Padarn ar Wyddfa`, signed, 42 x 61cms¦

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    Lot 178

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £75.00

  • Lot 179

    Lot 179

    STEVEN JONES limited edition (25/150) coloured print - entitled `Snowdon from Padarn Lake`, signed, 27 x 39cms; together with STEVEN JONES limited edition (22/75) coloured print - entitled `Llyn Nantlle`, signed, 27 x 47cms

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    Lot 179

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 180

    Lot 180

    CLAUDIA WILLIAMS limited edition (8/200) print - mother and child in bed, entitled `Morning`, signed, 39 x 43cms

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    Lot 180

    Guide price
    £70 - £120

    Hammer price £150.00

  • Lot 181

    Lot 181

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA limited edition (74/200) print - upland village with chapel, signed, 40 x 58cms

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    Lot 181

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £400.00

  • Lot 182

    Lot 182

    WILF ROBERTS limited edition (3/20) print - Anglesey lane with roof-tops, entitled `Tan -y-Terfyn`, signed, 39 x 29cms

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    Lot 182

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £90.00

  • Lot 183

    Lot 183

    CERI RICHARDS coloured artist`s proof lithograph - entitled `Origin of Species` signed in pencil and dated `71, 65 x 80cms (unframed)

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    Lot 183

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £550.00

  • Lot 184

    Lot 184

    CERI RICHARDS monochrome limited edition (3/50) lithograph - one of the `Twelve Lithographs for Six Poems by Dylan Thomas` entitled, `And I am dumb to tell the crooked rose my youth is bent by the same wintry fever` (from Dylan Thomas` poem `The Force that Through the Green Fuse Drives the Flower`) signed in pencil and dated `65, 59 x 81cms (unframed)

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    Lot 184

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £300.00

  • Lot 185

    Lot 185

    CERI RICHARDS coloured artist`s proof lithograph - one of the `Twelve Lithographs for Six Poems by Dylan Thomas` entitled `The Crooked Rose`, signed in pencil and dated `65, 59 x 81cms (unframed)

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    Lot 185

    Guide price
    £300 - £600

    Hammer price £400.00

  • Lot 186

    Lot 186

    CERI RICHARDS coloured artist`s proof lithograph - part of `Beethoven Suite with Variations` entitled `Major-Minor Orange-Blue`, signed in pencil and dated `70, 76 55cms (unframed)

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    Lot 186

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £310.00

  • Lot 187

    Lot 187

    CERI RICHARDS limited edition (47/60) lithograph - part of `Beethoven Suite with Variations` entitled `Violon D`Ingres`, signed in pencil and dated `70, 56 x 76cms (unframed)

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    Lot 187

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 188

    Lot 188

    CERI RICHARDS original folder for `Twelve Lithographs by Ceri Richards for his Poems by Ceri Richards`, 88 x 66cms¦Auctioneer`s Note: without the lithographs themselves

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    Lot 188

    Guide price
    £50 - £70

    Hammer price £55.00

  • Lot 189

    Lot 189

    CHRIS NEALE limited edition (23/500) coloured print - rows of colourful Pembrokeshire houses and landscape, entitled `Trefin`, signed, 23 x 44cms (mounted but unframed)

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    Lot 189

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £40.00

  • Lot 190

    Lot 190

    PHILIP GREENWOOD signed lithograph - a tranquil Penmaen Pool, entitled `Pool Light`, signed, 44 x 49cms

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    Lot 190

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £45.00

  • Lot 191

    Lot 191

    WILLIAM SELWYN limited edition (150/300) print - Caernarfon Castle at sunset, 46 x 56cms

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    Lot 191

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 192

    Lot 192

    ROB PIERCY limited edition (222/500) print - Snowdonia under snow, entitled `Pedol yr Wyddfa`, signed, 26 x 69cms

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    Lot 192

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 193

    Lot 193

    ERIC GILL wood engraving from an edition of 300 - entitled `Safety First 1924` on Goldmark Gallery label verso, 19 x 20cms¦Provenance: The Estate of Paul Rees FRSA, former Senior Art Conservator at the National Museum of Wales between circa 1972 and 1992. Graduate of Cardiff College of Art¦

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    Lot 193

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £250.00

  • Lot 194

    Lot 194

    DAVID JONES copper engraving - entitled `Ancient Mariner: Tailpiece III` and dated 1928, on Goldmark Gallery label verso, 14.5 x 12cms¦Provenance: The Estate of Paul Rees FRSA, former Senior Art Conservator at the National Museum of Wales between circa 1972 and 1992. Graduate of Cardiff College of Art

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    Lot 194

    Guide price
    £350 - £450

    Hammer price £300.00

  • Lot 195

    Lot 195

    DAVID JONES wood engraving for the St. Dominic`s Press - entitled verso `Family at the Hearth`, 9.5 x 11cms¦Provenance: The Estate of Paul Rees FRSA, former Senior Art Conservator at the National Museum of Wales between circa 1972 and 1992. Graduate of Cardiff College of Art

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    Lot 195

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £270.00

  • Lot 196

    Lot 196

    ERIC GILL limited edition (225/400) engraving on paper - entitled `Portrait of a Lady` on Goldmark Gallery label verso, 20 x 13cms¦Provenance: The Estate of Paul Rees FRSA, former Senior Art Conservator at the National Museum of Wales between circa 1972 and 1992. Graduate of Cardiff College of Art

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    Lot 196

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 197

    Lot 197

    ERIC GILL limited edition (225/400) engraving - entitled `Madonna and Child 1924`, 5.25 x 3cms¦Provenance: The Estate of Paul Rees FRSA, former Senior Art Conservator at the National Museum of Wales between circa 1972 and 1992. Graduate of Cardiff College of Art

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    Lot 197

    Guide price
    £50 - £70

    Hammer price £90.00

  • Lot 198

    Lot 198

    ERIC MALTHOUSE hors commerce etching - Greek mythological figures, entitled `A Judgement of Paris`, signed, 14.5 x 19cms¦Provenance: The Estate of Paul Rees FRSA, former Senior Art Conservator at the National Museum of Wales between circa 1972 and 1992. Graduate of Cardiff College of Art. The etching was gifted to the Mr Paul Rees from Penny Malthouse, elder daughter of artist (verso)

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    Lot 198

    Guide price
    £60 - £100

    Hammer price £90.00

  • Lot 199

    Lot 199

    DAVID JONES wood engraving - entitled `Fishers of Men` on Goldmark Gallery label verso, 8 x 11cms¦Provenance: The Estate of Paul Rees FRSA, former Senior Art Conservator at the National Museum of Wales between circa 1972 and 1992. Graduate of Cardiff College of Art

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    Lot 199

    Guide price
    £60 - £100

    Hammer price £210.00

  • Lot 200

    Lot 200

    JOHN VIVIAN ROBERTS limited edition (1/25) engraving - mythical illustration entitled `The Fool and the Fairy`, signed, 49 x 31cms¦Provenance: The Estate of Paul Rees FRSA, former Senior Art Conservator at the National Museum of Wales between circa 1972 and 1992. Graduate of Cardiff College of Art

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    Lot 200

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 201

    Lot 201

    MARY LLOYD JONES limited edition (12/35) lithograph with blind-stamp - landscape, entitled `Hydref 2000`, signed, 34 x 43cms¦Provenance: The Estate of Paul Rees FRSA, former Senior Art Conservator at the National Museum of Wales between circa 1972 and 1992. Graduate of Cardiff College of Art

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    Lot 201

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £130.00

  • Lot 202

    Lot 202

    JAMES TARR wood engraving - head and shoulders portrait of a lady, `Unfinished`, signed and dated 1935, 14 x 8.5cms¦Provenance: The Estate of Paul Rees FRSA, former Senior Art Conservator at the National Museum of Wales between circa 1972 and 1992. Graduate of Cardiff College of Art

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    Lot 202

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 203

    Lot 203

    UNKNOWN limited edition (181/450) print - Celtic motif in green and yellow, monogrammed, 9 x 7cms¦Provenance: The Estate of Paul Rees FRSA, former Senior Art Conservator at the National Museum of Wales between circa 1972 and 1992. Graduate of Cardiff College of Art¦

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    Lot 203

    Guide price
    £30 - £40

    Hammer price £45.00

  • Lot 204

    Lot 204

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA limited edition (54/75) print - the Caernarfonshire coast & the Rivals under moonlight with seven lines from the autobiography of the novelist Kate Roberts, signed in full, 60 x 42cms

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    Lot 204

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £120.00

  • Lot 205

    Lot 205

    BRENDA CHAMBERLAIN, JOHN PETTS & ALUN LEWIS three illustrated Caseg Broadsheets, each signed by John Petts, comprising edition No.3 by Alun Lewis `War and Wales / Rhyfel a Chymru` with two illustrations by Petts and one by Chamberlain. Edition No.4 `Two Poems: To a Welsh Woman. The Circle of C` by Evelyn (`Lynette`) Beatrice Roberts with illustration by John Petts. Lastly, edition No.6 `Spring` translated by Sir Harold `Idris` Bell with a fine John Petts wood engraving

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    Lot 205

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £280.00

  • Lot 206

    Lot 206

    IVOR MERVYN PRICHARD etching - a fine original portrait etching of Welsh novelist Geraint Goodwin, signed & dated 1931, with a note by the artist in the margin, 24 x 19cms¦Rare : Goodwin died from tuberculosis aged just 38.

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    Lot 206

    Guide price
    £70 - £120

    Hammer price £200.00

  • Lot 207

    Lot 207

    CERI RICHARDS original colour printed Christmas Card - reproducing Ceri`s painting `The Supper at Emmaus`, 1958, boldly inscribed by Ceri `Frances and Ceri with Love, the card was sent to Vernon & Gwen Watkins, 15 x 10cms (framed illustration side up together with an enlarged copy of the attribution)¦

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    Lot 207

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £290.00

  • Lot 208

    Lot 208

    CERI RICHARDS limited edition (275/100) print - `Gowerton County in Dramatic Mood`, 1946, signed & inscribed in the plate. Produced in 1986 as a tribute to their famous Alumnus by Gowerton Grammar School together with a fine large decorative colour poster for the Ceri Richards Centenary Festival in Dunvant 1971 featuring a Ceri Richards painting

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    Lot 208

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 209

    Lot 209

    JOHN PIPER fine original lithograph - `Swansea Towards the Gower`, printed at Gregynog, one of eight images made by Piper for the Gregynog Edition of Dylan Thomas; Deaths and Entrances, dated 1984. The Book was limited to 250 copies but a small number of extra plates were printed for friends and the Press¦

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    Lot 209

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £340.00