The Welsh Sale, Cardiff

Sat 07 July 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 6th July 12pm - 7pm & the morning of auction 9am - 10.15am

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  • Lot 31

    Lot 31

    SWANSEA CREAMWARE MEAT PLATTER of oval form, decorated with a boarder of grape-vines, impressed mark SWANSEA to base, 46cms

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    Lot 31

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £130.00

  • Lot 32

    Lot 32

    JOHN HUGHES limited edition (209/500) Grogg - `The Welsh Front Row Grand Slam 1976, 1978` featuring Graham Price, Bobby Windsor and Charlie Faulkner, signed and dated 2003, 26cms high

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    Lot 32

    Guide price
    £180 - £220

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 33

    Lot 33

    JOHN HUGHES Grogg - famous Welsh International wing Gerald Davies, signed, 15.5cms high

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    Lot 33

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £50.00

  • Lot 34

    Lot 34

    JOHN HUGHES Grogg - legendary Wales International scrum-half, Gareth Edwards, signed, 15cms high

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    Lot 34

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £110.00

  • Lot 35

    Lot 35

    JOHN HUGHES Grogg - of a generic International Welsh Rugby Union player `The Number 8`, signed, 16.5cms high

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    Lot 35

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 36

    Lot 36

    JOHN HUGHES Grogg - `Drop Kick Davies`, signed, 22cms high

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    Lot 36

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 37

    Lot 37

    AN EXTENSIVE GAUDY WELSH TEAWARE SET in the Columbine pattern, 50+ pieces including teapots, lidded sucriers etc

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    Lot 37

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 38

    Lot 38

    A PARCEL OF GAUDY WELSH POTTERY in various patterns including a `Grape` pattern faceted jug and teapot, `Chinoiserie` pattern mugs etc

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    Lot 38

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £60.00

  • Lot 39

    Lot 39

    NO LOT

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    Lot 39

    Guide price
    £0 - £0

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 40

    Lot 40

    AN IMPORTANT & RARE LLANELLY PORCELAIN LITHOPHANE of rectangular form and moulded with a head and shoulder portrait of a shepherd in wide hat and holding a stick, 13 x 11cms¦Provenance: from a private and important collection of Welsh items in West Wales.

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    Lot 40

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 41

    Lot 41

    A SWANSEA DILLWYN POTTERY COCKLE DISH with transfer of figure on horseback entitled `Turkish Courier` within a floral moulded border, 15cms diam

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    Lot 41

    Guide price
    £30 - £40

    Hammer price £50.00

  • Lot 42

    Lot 42

    A LLANELLY POTTERY TOILET JUG IN THE ORIENTAL PATTERN in blue transfer, marked to the base with WC Jr LP, 29cms high

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    Lot 42

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £50.00

  • Lot 43

    Lot 43

    A GLAMORGAN POTTERY COW CREAMER circa 1830 (Baker, Bevans & Irwin period) with believed original cover, horns and loop tail on naturalistic base, transfer printed in black with fishing scenes from the `Rural Series`, 17cms length, printed black `Opaque China` mark

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    Lot 43

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £210.00

  • Lot 44

    Lot 44

    A LLANELLY POTTERY JUG IN THE FERN PATTERN with purple transfer and inscribed H&A EVANS LLANELLY, 18cms high¦¦

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    Lot 44

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £90.00

  • Lot 45

    Lot 45

    THREE SMALL LLANELLY COCKEREL PLATES with typical primitive decoration, 17cms and 16cms diam

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    Lot 45

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £300.00

  • Lot 46

    Lot 46

    VARIOUS WELSH POTTERY DISHES comprising Swansea Dillwyn sponged floral dish, 17cms diam, a transfer decorated Llanelly dish, 18cms diam and a pair of South Wales Pottery `Colandine` miniature dishes, 12cms diam

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    Lot 46

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £130.00

  • Lot 47

    Lot 47

    A LLANELLY PART DINNER-SET IN THE `EASTERN` PATTERN in blue and white transfer, includes two tureens and two oval platters and plates, unmarked

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    Lot 47

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £140.00

  • Lot 48

    Lot 48

    A SWANSEA POTTERY GREEN GLAZED LEAF-FORM DISH with twin loop handles, moulded vines and crimped rim, impressed marks for Baker, Bevans & Irwin, 29cms together with two circular similar dishes

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    Lot 48

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 49

    Lot 49

    A LLANELLY POTTERY `MILAN` PATTERN TRANSFER PLATTER of lobed octagonal form with Italianate scene, 43cms

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    Lot 49

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £30.00

  • Lot 50

    Lot 50

    A SWANSEA POTTERY `WHAMPOA` PATTERN TRANSFER STAND of circular form with twin loop handles, 39cms diam

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    Lot 50

    Guide price
    £30 - £50

    Hammer price £30.00

  • Lot 51

    Lot 51

    A LLANELLY POTTERY SPONGE WARE BOWL with moulded border and decorated in blue with centred fruit and leaves, 33cms diam

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    Lot 51

    Guide price
    £60 - £90

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 52

    Lot 52

    A SWANSEA DILLWYN PERIOD EARTHENWARE PLATE with raised fern and acanthus border, the interior enamel decorated, 26cms diam

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    Lot 52

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £45.00

  • Lot 53

    Lot 53

    A LLANELLY COCKEREL PLATE typically decorated with blue sponged star decoration to the border, 24cms diam

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    Lot 53

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £220.00

  • Lot 54

    Lot 54

    A LLANELLY POTTERY COCKEREL PLATE typically decorated with light-blue sponged rosette motifs to the border, 24.5cms diam

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    Lot 54

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £240.00

  • Lot 55

    Lot 55

    A LLANELLY POTTERY COCKEREL PLATE typically decorated with dark-blue sponged arrowhead motifs to the border, 24.5cms diam

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    Lot 55

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £170.00

  • Lot 56

    Lot 56

    A LLANELLY POTTERY COCKEREL PLATE typically decorated with blue sponged wheel motifs to the border, 25cms diam

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    Lot 56

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 57

    Lot 57

    THREE ITEMS OF LLANELLY `PERSIAN ROSE` DECORATED ITEMS comprising footed bowl and two dishes, bowl 21cms diam

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    Lot 57

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £60.00

  • Lot 58

    Lot 58

    A PARCEL OF NINETEENTH CENTURY WELSH POTTERY including `Bombay` pattern jug (South Wales Pottery), a pair of Dillwyn dishes, a transfer plate etc

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    Lot 58

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 59

    Lot 59

    FOUR GAUDY WELSH JUGS including a pair

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    Lot 59

    Guide price
    £30 - £50

    Hammer price £110.00

  • Lot 60

    Lot 60

    A LLANELLY POTTERY COCKEREL BOWL having a continuous blue foliate border, 26cms diam

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    Lot 60

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £280.00

  • Lot 61

    Lot 61

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN CUP & SAUCER in the Japan pattern No.219

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    Lot 61

    Guide price
    £150 - £200

    Hammer price £110.00

  • Lot 62

    Lot 62

    A NANTGARW PLATE with lobed border painted in lime-green with five floral sprays, decorated with an inner continuous floral garland and a centred spray, impressed mark NANT GARW CW to base, 21cms diam

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    Lot 62

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £340.00

  • Lot 63

    Lot 63

    A FINE NANTGARW PORCELAIN PLATE London decorated, to the border with four wicker baskets overflowing with colourful flowers and to the centre a spray of flowers, all surrounded by scrolling gilt-work within a solid gilt border, impressed mark NANT GARW CW to base, 21.5cms diam

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    Lot 63

    Guide price
    £700 - £1000

    Hammer price £640.00

  • Lot 64

    Lot 64

    A FINE NANTGARW PORCELAIN COFFEE CAN & SAUCER London decorated probably at the Sims workshop, circa 1818-20, with many delicate flowers in a spray and chains, all within stippled and scrolling borders and gilt dentil rims, 6cms high¦

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    Lot 64

    Guide price
    £800 - £1200

    Hammer price £1,600.00

  • Lot 65

    Lot 65

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN CUP & SAUCER in the Japan pattern No. 436

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    Lot 65

    Guide price
    £250 - £350

    Hammer price £200.00

  • Lot 66

    Lot 66

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN TEA CUP & SAUCER decorated with multiple single roses within dentil gilt rims

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    Lot 66

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £200.00

  • Lot 67

    Lot 67

    A SWANSEA GLASSY PORCELAIN CUP & SAUCER decorated with a series of open pink roses and gilding

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    Lot 67

    Guide price
    £150 - £200

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 68

    Lot 68

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN JAPAN PATTERN MILK JUG of rectangular bellied form with wide elevated spout, spurred handle, typically decorated in the Imari palette, 17cms wide

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    Lot 68

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £300.00

  • Lot 69

    Lot 69

    A NANTGARW PORCELAIN PLATE of lobed form, decorated with scattered roses and blue flowers within a solid gilt rim, impressed NANT GARW CW to base, 22cms diam

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    Lot 69

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £210.00

  • Lot 70

    Lot 70

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN EGG CUP decorated with cornflower heads, Sidney Heath collection label to base, 5.5cms high

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    Lot 70

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 71

    Lot 71

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN JAPAN PATTERN TEAPOT STAND in typical Imari style palette with pink chrysanthemum, stencilled SWANSEA mark to base and pattern number 436, 19cms long

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    Lot 71

    Guide price
    £50 - £100

    Hammer price £140.00

  • Lot 72

    Lot 72

    A NANTGARW PORCELAIN PLATE of alternate lobed form with moulding of scrolls, foliage and ribbons, decorated with four posies to the border with a single perched bird and with a large spray of centred flowers, within a gilt dentil border (wear), single insect to base on edge of foot, impressed mark NANT GARW CW to base

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    Lot 72

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Hammer price £340.00

  • Lot 73

    Lot 73

    A NANTGARW PORCELAIN SOUP DISH having a lobed border with moulded scrolls, foliage & ribbons, decorated with five posies, three sprigs and a scattering of insects within a blue painted comb border, impressed mark NANT GARW CW to base, 21cms high

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    Lot 73

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £650.00

  • Lot 74

    Lot 74

    A RARE NANTGARW SOLID INKWELL of tapering form with flared neck and foot, painted with six sprigs of roses, leaves and other flowers, 8cms diam

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    Lot 74

    Guide price
    £3000 - £3500

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 75

    Lot 75

    A RARE NANTGARW PORCELAIN TAPERSTICK of circular form with loop handle of serpent-form and with stepped nozzle, the rim, handle and nozzle picked out in gold, the base with pink reserve, gilded flowers and single colourful spray of flowers, 5.5cms high

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    Lot 75

    Guide price
    £2500 - £3500

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 76

    Lot 76

    A NANTGARW PORCELAIN TWIN-HANDLED CUP & NON-MATCHING SAUCER the bell-shaped cup with turned foot and double gryphon handles, having a continuous band of bead-work and the body decorated to both sides with a spray of wild-flowers, 7.5cms high; the saucer with gilt dentil rim and three sprays of flowers, curious NANTGARW mark to base¦Auctioneer`s Note: a similar `undecorated` cup sold at our auction rooms in May 2017 (¦230)

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    Lot 76

    Guide price
    £800 - £1200

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 77

    Lot 77

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN PLATE FROM THE MARQUIS OF ANGLESEY SERVICE the border decorated with a continuous ring of various colourful flower specimens within a gilded reserve and having a single pink flower to the interior, 22cms diam

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    Lot 77

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 78

    Lot 78

    A NANTGARW PORCELAIN SAUCE TUREEN & STAND raised on a circular base and having up-turned spindle twin-handles with embossed floral barrels, the covers with gilded pineapple finial, the stand with moulded acanthus decoration, both elements painted with a rose and floral garland to an unusual egg-shell reserve, impressed mark NANT GARW CW to base, tureen height 14cms

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    Lot 78

    Guide price
    £2500 - £3500

    Hammer price £2,200.00

  • Lot 79

    Lot 79

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN TEAPOT & STAND, the teapot of rounded rectangular form with spurred loop handle and mushroom finial, both elements printed and enamelled with `Chained Parakeets` within gilt borders, inscribed Swansea to both, teapot 25cms wide

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    Lot 79

    Guide price
    £800 - £1200

    Hammer price £850.00

  • Lot 80

    Lot 80

    AN UNRECORDED NANTGARW PORCELAIN SAUCER DISH moulded with c-scrolls, flowers and wreaths and decorated by Thomas Pardoe with a pink rose and other flowers in two sprays, together with a blue butterfly within a gilded rim, impressed mark NANT GARW CW, 17cms diam¦Auctioneer`s note: the moulding to Nantgarw saucers is unrecorded and coupled with the large size it is extremely rare and possibly one of its kind. It may have been an experimental saucer or possibly a very late output in the production time-line. The large size indicates that the saucer was probably meant to be used with an oversized breakfast cup.

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    Lot 80

    Guide price
    £2500 - £3500

    Hammer price £2,300.00