The Welsh Sale

Sat 23 March 2019, 10:30 AM - Cardiff Saleroom, South Wales

BUYER'S PREMIUM - 24% (inclusive of VAT)
Rogers Jones & Co pay Droit de Suite where applicable

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 22 March (12 - 7pm) & the morning of auction (8:30 - 9:45am)

 

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  • Lot 1

    Lot 1

    A BRYNMAWR PITCH-PINE SPECIMEN TABLE OF HEXAGONAL FORM with raised top having glass panes to each side and a glazed hinging cover, bears Brynmawr Furniture Makers label to the interior, 80cms wide x 96cms high¦Provenance: Coleg Harlech library, Gwynedd

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    Lot 1

    Guide price
    £50 - £100

    Hammer price £360.00

  • Lot 2

    Lot 2

    SIX RUSH SEATED BRYNMAWR OAK CHAIRS having lattice backs

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    Lot 2

    Guide price
    £250 - £300

    Hammer price £420.00

  • Lot 3

    Lot 3

    PAIR OF INVESTITURE CHAIRS an icon of design being the 1969 Prince of Wales Investiture chair by Lord Snowdon, built in stained beech and plywood with olive-ash and embossed with the Prince of Wales motif in gold leaf, the chairs were manufactured by Welsh Remploy factories, complete with cushion

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    Lot 3

    Guide price
    £500 - £700

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 4

    Lot 4

    INVESTITURE CHAIR an icon of design being the 1969 Prince of Wales Investiture chair by Lord Snowdon, built in stained beech and plywood with olive-ash and embossed with the Prince of Wales motif in gold leaf, the chairs were manufactured by Welsh Remploy factories, complete with cushion and commemorative Western Mail newspaper, ceremonial booklet and other ephemera relating to the event

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    Lot 4

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £360.00

  • Lot 5

    Lot 5

    WELSH COAT OF ARMS SILK EMBROIDERY PANEL with two opposing dragons, Prince of Wales feathers, 37 x 32cms (framed and glazed)

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    Lot 5

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £220.00

  • Lot 6

    Lot 6

    TWO FRAMED VICTORIAN WELSH WOOL SAMPLERS WORKED BY TWO GENERATIONS OF AN ANGLESEY FAMILY both of similar design including the same red brick family farmhouse to the centre above a sailing ship, both with baskets of flowers, trees and alphabet practice. One monogrammed `JM` and each dated 1847 and 1883. Interestingly the later has a religious passage in English while the earlier is in Welsh (perhaps symbolic of the English language indoctrination of Welsh communities later in the century), 43 x 40cms and 41 x 41cms¦Provenance: entered by the descendants of the same Anglesey family, the house being Ty Croes Farm` near Llanerchymedd, Anglesey and is still in existence but no longer occupied by the family

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    Lot 6

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £500.00

  • Lot 7

    Lot 7

    TRADITIONAL WELSH WOOL BLANKET of cream ground and having pink, purple and black geometric patterns, 232 x 177cms

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    Lot 7

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £130.00

  • Lot 8

    Lot 8

    TRADITIONAL WELSH WOOL BLANKET of purple ground and having black and pink geometric patterns, 116 x 212cms

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    Lot 8

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 9

    Lot 9

    A VICTORIAN OVAL BRASS SNUFF BOX having a hinging lid inscribed in block capitals `William Jones, Collier, 1894, Llansamlet` within decorative chain borders, 7cms ¦Condition Report: wear to centre engraving

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    Lot 9

    Guide price
    £30 - £50

    Hammer price £80.00

  • Lot 10

    Lot 10

    A VICTORIAN CONCAVE WHITE METAL SNUFF BOX having a hinging lid engraved in block capitals `John Rees, Talcopa, Llansamlet`, the body with engraved naive decoration all round, 8.5cms¦Condition Report: no apparent problems

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    Lot 10

    Guide price
    £30 - £50

    Hammer price £190.00

  • Lot 11

    Lot 11

    A VICTORIAN BRASS POINTED OVAL SNUFF BOX inscribed in block capitals `William Weed Pochin Pit Tredegar` 1898, 7cms¦Condition Report: no apparent problems

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    Lot 11

    Guide price
    £30 - £40

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 12

    Lot 12

    AN AUTOGRAPHED LAUREL & HARDY SOUVENIR PROGRAMME FROM 1952 FOR A SHOW AT QUEEN`S THEATRE, RHYL both performers have signed in pen on the right hand side of the centre pages above their photograph, 22 x 14cms¦Provenance: signature on the reverse `Gordon Owen, 66 Marsh Road, Rhyl, Friday 20 July 1952`.

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    Lot 12

    Guide price
    £250 - £300

    Hammer price £480.00

  • Lot 13

    Lot 13

    A COLLECTION OF SOUTH WALES COALFIELD UK MINERS` STRIKE EPHEMERA (1984-85) including Plaid Cymru prints, special issue publications, political stickers and film posters

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    Lot 13

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 14

    Lot 14

    A BOUND COLLECTION OF ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS OF VARIOUS COUNCILS IN THE SOUTH WALES AREA with annotations relating to electricity lighting orders pre- WWII

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    Lot 14

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 15

    Lot 15

    ROBERT MORDEN & H TURPIN exceptionally rare playing card map of Glamorganshire, coloured with key and scale, circa 1773, 9.5 x 6cms

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    Lot 15

    Guide price
    £400 - £500

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 16

    Lot 16

    JOHANNES BLAUE (1596-1673) coloured and tinted map `Penbrochia Comitatus et Comitatus Caermaridunum` (Pembrokeshire), framed and glazed 42.5 x 53cms

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    Lot 16

    Guide price
    £50 - £100

    Hammer price £30.00

  • Lot 17

    Lot 17

    JOHN SPEED coloured map `Penbrokyshire` with views of Saint Davids and Penbroke, Richard Chiswell edition, 38 x 50.5cms

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    Lot 17

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £210.00

  • Lot 18

    Lot 18

    JOHN SPEED bound volume `The Second Booke Containing The Principalitie of Wales` 1627, printed by John Dawson for George Humble, with coloured coat of arms and includes colour maps of Wales, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Glamorganshire, Monmouth, Breknoke

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    Lot 18

    Guide price
    £700 - £1400

    Hammer price £1,950.00

  • Lot 19

    Lot 19

    CHRISTOPHER SAXTON & WILLIAM HOLE modern bound collection of twelve coloured antiquarian maps for Wales comprising Denbigh, Mongomery, Merioneth, Flint, Cardigan, Radnor, Caermardi, Anglesey, (2x) Brecknoc, Caernavo, Glamorgan

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    Lot 19

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Hammer price £320.00

  • Lot 20

    Lot 20

    THOMAS EVANS & ARTHUR EVANS HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPTS 1755 and later, bound in leather with metal clasp engraved `TE`, containing Welsh and English religious text together with text relating to medical procedures and remedies, several pages of hymn music and other themes, together with smaller bound texts from the same family and a religious book inscribed with Arthur Evans` name¦Provenance: by descent. Various letters to accompany. It is believed that Arthur Evans was related to Williams Pantycelyn. The Evans family descend from Parc y Bocs, Kidwelly THOMAS EVANS & ARTHUR EVANS HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPTS 1755 and later, bound in leather with metal clasp engraved 'TE', containing Welsh and English religious text together with text relating to medical procedures and remedies, several pages of hymn music and other themes, together with smaller bound texts from the same family and a religious book inscribed with Arthur Evans' name Provenance: by descent. Various letters to accompany. It is believed that Arthur Evans was related to Williams Pantycelyn. The Evans family descend from Parc y Bocs, Kidwelly Late related addition to this lot by the vendor - an 1883 Indenture manuscript for 'Parcybox' between Charles Evans Davies Morgan Richardson and Richard David Jenkins

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    Lot 20

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Hammer price £650.00

  • Lot 21

    Lot 21

    JOHN LLOYD`S VOLUME I & II OF `HISTORICL MEMORANDA OF BRECONSHIRE` in maroon Morocco gilded binding, printed by The Bedford Press, London and Ellis Owen, Brecon

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    Lot 21

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £90.00

  • Lot 22

    Lot 22

    EDWIN POOLE`S `THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY & BIOGRAPHY OF BRECKNOCKSHIRE from the Earliest Times to the Present Day` printed and published by the author, Brecknock 1886, spine in maroon Morocco with gilded titles

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    Lot 22

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £130.00

  • Lot 23

    Lot 23

    FRANCIS GROSE`S `THE ANTIQUITIES OF ENGLAND & WALES` VOL II printed for S S Hooper, 1786, rebound

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    Lot 23

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £60.00

  • Lot 24

    Lot 24

    FIVE ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS RELATING TO VIEWS IN WALES being `Picturesque Scenery in Wales` `Wales Illustrated 1830`, `The Tourist in Wales` `Wales Illustrated` 1830 and `South Wales Illustrated`

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    Lot 24

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £110.00

  • Lot 25

    Lot 25

    EDWIN POOLE`S `THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY & BIOGRAPHY OF BRECKNOCKSHIRE from the Earliest Times to the Present Day` printed and published by the author, Brecknock 1886,

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    Lot 25

    Guide price
    £30 - £50

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 26

    Lot 26

    HENRY GASTINEAU `WALES ILLUSTRATED IN A SERIES OF VIEWS` published by Jones & Co, Finsbury Square, 1830, bound with gilded spine

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    Lot 26

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £60.00

  • Lot 27

    Lot 27

    JOHN LLOYD`S `THE GREAT FOREST OF BRECKNOCK` printed by The Bedford Press, 1905, spine in maroon Morocco with gilding

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    Lot 27

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £110.00

  • Lot 28

    Lot 28

    REV. J EVANS` `The Beauties of England and Wales, Vol. XVII and XVIII Part 1 (North Wales and South Wales) 1812 and 1815

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    Lot 28

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £130.00

  • Lot 29

    Lot 29

    THOMAS PENNANT`S `A TOUR IN WALES`, printed by Henry Hughes, 1778

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    Lot 29

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £120.00

  • Lot 30

    Lot 30

    THEOPHILUS JONES` `History of Brecknock` (Brecknock) 1805 and 1809 in two rebound volumes

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    Lot 30

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £300.00

  • Lot 31

    Lot 31

    A GWASG GREGYNOG VOLUME OF LABORATORIES OF THE SPIRIT BY R S THOMAS 1976 (133/215) printed on Barcham Green hand-made paper, in original box

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    Lot 31

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £260.00