The Welsh Sale

Sat 06 July 2019, 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.

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Viewing: Friday 5 July (12 - 7pm) & the morning of auction (8:30 - 9:45am)

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  • Lot 23

    Lot 23

    A SOUTH WALES POTTERY `PANORAMA` TRANSFER JUG & BASIN decorated with figures in Grand Tour type scenes, 29cms high

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    Lot 23

    Guide price
    £50 - £100

    Hammer price £45.00

  • Lot 24

    Lot 24

    FOUR SOUTH WALES BLUE & WHITE TRANSFER POTTERY PLATTERS including `Milan`, `Damask Border` and `Coladine` largest 48cms

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    Lot 24

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 25

    Lot 25

    A LLANELLY POTTERY BLACK TRANSFER PLATTER `EASTERN` PATTERN, 46cms together with a Llanelly `Amethyst Japan` jug and a Swansea pottery pouch jug

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    Lot 25

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £120.00

  • Lot 26

    Lot 26

    A LLANELLY POTTERY GROUP OF FOUR comprising tri-handled waisted vase painted with tea-roses, 21cms high (restored handle and other issues), plum decorated footed bowl, 16cms diam (chips and scrapes to foot and elsewhere), gondola shaped footed bowl decorated with roses, 25cms long (chipped) and a similarly shaped Persian rose decorated bowl, 27cms long (hairline and crazing)

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    Lot 26

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Hammer price £120.00

  • Lot 27

    Lot 27

    LLANELLY POTTERY COCKEREL PLATE with typical sponged continuous acorn border, 25cms diam

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    Lot 27

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £320.00

  • Lot 28

    Lot 28

    A PAIR OF LLANELLY CANDLESTICK HOLDERS with circular bases and decorated with tea-roses, stencilled mark to bases, 24cms high¦Condition Report: hairlines to base and one sconce, crazed but not excessively

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    Lot 28

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £130.00

  • Lot 29

    Lot 29

    A GOOD PAIR OF BAKER, BEVANS & IRWIN CHILD`S PLATES with floral decoration and moulded borders within rust rims, 12.5cms diam¦Condition Report: excellent, no apparent problems

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    Lot 29

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £110.00

  • Lot 30

    Lot 30

    TWO ITEMS OF BUCKLEY POTTERY being a dated bowl with sgraffito date for 1910 and sgraffito leaves, 22.5cms diam and a raised dish with leaf decoration and knopped stem, 15cms high

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    Lot 30

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 33

    Lot 33

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN SHALLOW DISH FOR THE `LYSAGHT` SERVICE the interior decorated with a large basket of garden flowers on a pedestal by Henry Morris within a cobalt blue & gilded pattern border, 24.5cms diam¦Condition Report: no apparent problems other than light surface scratches and wear

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    Lot 33

    Guide price
    £700 - £1000

    Hammer price £940.00

  • Lot 34

    Lot 34

    A FINE NANT GARW PORCELAIN DESSERT PLATE decorated with centred spray of flowers and the border with four posies, a perched colourful bird and an arrangement of fruit, interspersed with typical moulded c-scrolls and foliage within a gilt dentil rim, London decorated, impressed mark NANT GARW CW to base, 22cms diam

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    Lot 34

    Guide price
    £500 - £700

    Hammer price £800.00

  • Lot 35

    Lot 35

    A RARE NANT GARW PORCELAIN DESSERT PLATE decorated with a centred bird (intriguingly with human-shaped eye) perched on a rose sprig below blue flowers, the border detailed in gold and intriguingly decorated with six green painted Chinoiserie or `Willow` pattern scenes between typical c-scroll and foliate moulding, impressed mark NANT GARW CW to base, 22cms diam¦Condition Report: impact star crack to centre¦

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    Lot 35

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £360.00

  • Lot 36

    Lot 36

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN CRUCIFORM CIRCULAR DISH finely painted with a centre floral spray of colourful flowers, and a gilded trail of smaller colourful sprays to the border within a gilt dentil rim, impressed Swansea mark to base, 23cms diam¦Condition Report: excellent, no apparent problems

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    Lot 36

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £400.00

  • Lot 37

    Lot 37

    A FINE NANTGARW PORCELAIN CUP & SAUCER footed and with inverted heart shaped handle, gilt dentil rim and London decorated with sprigs of open pink roses and insects to the body of the saucer and interior of the cup, gilded stylized trails to both exterior and interior¦Condition Report: supreme condition other than very small filled-in nick to outside rim of saucer and wear to one side of gilding on saucer. Decoration to both elements is remarkably fresh

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    Lot 37

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £290.00

  • Lot 38

    Lot 38

    A FINE NANTGARW PORCELAIN BREAKFAST CUP & SAUCER footed and with inverted heart shaped handle, gilt dentil rim and London decorated with sprigs of open pink roses and insects to the body of the saucer and both interior and exterior of cup¦Condition Report: slight wear to gilding on saucer. Decoration to both elements is remarkably fresh¦

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    Lot 38

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £440.00

  • Lot 39

    Lot 39

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN CREAM JUG with wide elongated spout, high loop handle with thumb spur, decorated with a series of five flowers and gilding, 15cms long¦Condition Report: excellent, no apparent problems, decoration is fresh

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    Lot 39

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £150.00

  • Lot 40

    Lot 40

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN PLATE FROM THE BURDETT-COUTTS SERVICE, of circular form with dentil gilt rim, Sims of London decorated (probably James Turner) with vibrant flowers overflowing from a basket seated upon the ground with flowering plants, surrounded by a rococo style gilded band and with three insects to the border, impressed SWANSEA mark to base 21cms diam¦Condition: some wear to the gilding particularly on rim, no obvious scratches or loss to the floral decoration¦Auctioneer`s note: the service was supplied by Mortlocks in 1816 to the banker Thomas Coutts, commemorating his marriage to Harriet Mellon

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    Lot 40

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £350.00

  • Lot 41

    Lot 41

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN FOUR PIECE PART SET in Empire style with foliate decoration in gilding, rust-red and with green leaves, each item other than smaller cup centred with open pink rose in a spray, plate size 22cms diam

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    Lot 41

    Guide price
    £250 - £350

    Hammer price £340.00

  • Lot 42

    Lot 42

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN PARIS FLUTE TRIO with gilding and centred floral motif, stencilled SWANSEA mark to bases

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    Lot 42

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £90.00

  • Lot 43

    Lot 43

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN PARIS FLUTE CRESTED TRIO the border decorated with shell reserve in gilding and with a centred motif or crest of a boar`s head

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    Lot 43

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £290.00

  • Lot 44

    Lot 44

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN CUP & SAUCER with moulded basket-weave border, swirl moulded border, dentil gilt rim and a series of blue painted sprays

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    Lot 44

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £150.00

  • Lot 45

    Lot 45

    A SWANSEA CUP decorated with pink flowers and gilded finials in a brown reserve (no saucer)

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    Lot 45

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £30.00

  • Lot 46

    Lot 46

    A NINETEENTH CENTURY SWANSEA CAMBRIAN POTTERY CREAMWARE PLATE of circular plain non-moulded form, painted with ornithological study to the centre within a gilded rim by William Weston Young, inscribed verso `Cross Bill`, 20cms diam Condition Report: excellent structurally and decoratively, no apparent problems other than very slight wear to gilding

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    Lot 46

    Guide price
    £180 - £250

    Hammer price £400.00

  • Lot 47

    Lot 47

    A PAIR OF SWANSEA DUCK-EGG PORCELAIN DESSERT PLATES painted with three botanical studies to each, impressed Swansea trident mark to base of one, 23cms diam

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    Lot 47

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £130.00

  • Lot 48

    Lot 48

    TWO SWANSEA PORCELAIN PLATES the first with moulded border and of lobed form decorated, the border with six panels of floral sprays and to the interior a centred green apple within a circular gilt frame, Swansea script mark to base, 20cms diam; the second of blue-ground, decorated with a series of open pink roses in circular gilded borders and a series of rust coloured lozenges, stencilled SWANSEA mark to base, 22cms diam¦Condition Report: wear to decoration of both but the blue ground plate exceptionally so

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    Lot 48

    Guide price
    £70 - £120

    Hammer price £340.00

  • Lot 49

    Lot 49

    A GROUP OF FOUR SWANSEA PORCELAIN CUPS & SAUCERS comprising (1) a teacup with with scroll loop handle and finely decorated in the Empire style with a continuous wreath of green and iron-red leaf scrolls interspersed with blue and pink convolvuli, (2) a teacup with ogee handle, decorated with sprays of flowers, (3) a coffee-cup with tipped ogee handle decorated with sprays and sprigs, and (4) a breakfast cup with saucer and matching stand decorated with pink roses and blue convolvuli set on a background of gilt network¦Condition Report: (4) hairline to cup and saucer restored, others appear to be structurally fine without damage or repair

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    Lot 49

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £560.00