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.

24% Buyer's Premium inc. VAT (INCLUDING DROIT DE SUITE WHERE APPLICABLE)

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

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  • Lot 120

    Lot 120

    WILLIAM SELWYN watercolour - autumn at Foryd Bay, Caernarfon, signed in full, 39 x 49cms

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    Lot 120

    Guide price
    £2000 - £2400

    Hammer price £1,800.00

  • Lot 121

    Lot 121

    TOM CROSS watercolour - entitled `Glyder Fawr`, signed, 34 x 45cms

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    Lot 121

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £110.00

  • Lot 122

    Lot 122

    MARY LLOYD JONES watercolour / mixed media - rough seas, entitled `Garn Goch III`, signed in full and dated 1996, 30 x 40cms

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    Lot 122

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £320.00

  • Lot 123

    Lot 123

    SIR FRANK BRANGWYN red chalk - entitled `Study for the Coalmine`, 11 x 8cms¦Provenance: purchase 1999 receipt from Paul Liss detailing former owner Count William de Belleroche

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    Lot 123

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £150.00

  • Lot 124

    Lot 124

    JOHN KNAPP-FISHER early watercolour - boats in a harbour, signed and dated 1962, 18 x 29cms

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    Lot 124

    Guide price
    £1000 - £1500

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 125

    Lot 125

    ERNEST ZOBOLE mixed media - brightly coloured surreal nocturnal scene with boats, stars and figures, entitled verso `About a Landscape No.11` dated verso 1998, 20 x 18cms

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    Lot 125

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £640.00

  • Lot 126

    Lot 126

    THOMAS COLLIER (1840-1891) watercolour - expansive view of Moelwynion mountain range in central Snowdonia with flock of sheep, signed and dated 1887, title inscribed verso `The Source of the Lledr` with `A smaller version is illustrated in The Life and Art of Thomas Collier by Adrian Bury`, 51 x 75cms

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    Lot 126

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £130.00

  • Lot 127

    Lot 127

    IVOR ROBERTS-JONES (sculptor 1913-1996) - study of a seated figure, signed with initials and dated 1956, 28 x 24cms

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    Lot 127

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 128

    Lot 128

    CHARLES FREDERICK TUNNICLIFFE mixed media - study of a perched barn owl, signed, 25 x 17cms

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    Lot 128

    Guide price
    £1200 - £1800

    Hammer price £2,600.00

  • Lot 129

    Lot 129

    CHARLES WHITE watercolour - landscape with workers and horse, entitled verso `Springtime in the Vineyards`, 33 x 26cms

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    Lot 129

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £80.00

  • Lot 130

    Lot 130

    BRENDA CHAMBERLAIN pen and ink drawing - surreal narrative with caricature figures, signed and dated October 1970, 40 x 55cms

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    Lot 130

    Guide price
    £450 - £650

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 131

    Lot 131

    ELIZABETH HOPKIN mixed media - figure staring toward cinema queue on valley street, entitled verso `Josef Herman on his way to the Astoria cinema, Ystradgynlais, 1946`, signed in full, 26 x 20cms

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    Lot 131

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £250.00

  • Lot 132

    Lot 132

    ELIZABETH HOPKIN mixed media - figure walking along valley street passing locals in discussion, entitled verso `Josef Herman walks to his studio, Ystradgynlais, 1948`, signed, 19.5 x 25cms

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    Lot 132

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £500.00

  • Lot 133

    Lot 133

    JOHN KNAPP-FISHER watercolour - entitled verso `Night Headland, Strumble Head, Pembrokeshire`, signed and dated 1974, 55 x 12cms

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    Lot 133

    Guide price
    £1500 - £2000

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 134

    Lot 134

    GARETH THOMAS watercolours, a pair framed together - Venice canals, signed, 10 x 13cms

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    Lot 134

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £110.00

  • Lot 135

    Lot 135

    MOSS WILLIAMS watercolour - busy humorous village street scene with numerous vehicles, figures etc, signed and dated 1954, 34 x 53cms¦Provenance: Lots 135, 137, 143, 154, 171, 187, 192 by Moss Williams have been consigned to the auction by Williams` good friend artist William Selwyn. Also included in this consignment a portrait of Moss Williams by William Selwyn

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    Lot 135

    Guide price
    £500 - £700

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 136

    Lot 136

    JONAH JONES watercolour - entitled `Moel-y-Gest near Criccieth`, with personalisation `To J from J 2004` (To Judith (artist`s wife) from Jonah), 32.5 x 30cms

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    Lot 136

    Guide price
    £250 - £350

    Hammer price £340.00

  • Lot 137

    Lot 137

    MOSS WILLIAMS watercolour - old harbour buildings and inlet, opposite the castle at Caernarfon and the main harbour, signed, 34 x 47cms¦Provenance: Lots 135, 137, 143, 154, 171, 187, 192 by Moss Williams have been consigned to the auction by Williams` good friend artist William Selwyn. Also included in this consignment a portrait of Moss Williams by William Selwyn

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    Lot 137

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 138

    Lot 138

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA inkwash - Anglesey coastal scene with lane and Puffin Island, signed with initials, 37 x 57cms

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    Lot 138

    Guide price
    £2500 - £3000

    Hammer price £2,200.00

  • Lot 139

    Lot 139

    ANNA PRITCHARD watercolour - harbour scene with numerous boats, signed and dated 2007, with original Tegfryn Art Gallery label verso, 86 x 45cms

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    Lot 139

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £170.00

  • Lot 140

    Lot 140

    GYRTH RUSSELL watercolour - entitled verso `Essex Village`, 55 x 28.5cms

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    Lot 140

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 141

    Lot 141

    DARREN HUGHES mixed media on paper - landscape with farm-gate, entitled verso on Thackeray Gallery label `A Song of Winter II`, signed (?) verso, 16 x 29cms

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    Lot 141

    Guide price
    £400 - £500

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 142

    Lot 142

    RAY HOWARD JONES mixed media - entitled verso, `Ceffyl Albion`, signed, 29 x 45cms

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    Lot 142

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 143

    Lot 143

    MOSS WILLIAMS watercolour - richly coloured still life study of bottles, two plates, a jug and fruit on a table, signed and dated 1954, 27 x 36cms¦Provenance: Lots 135, 137, 143, 154, 171, 187, 192 by Moss Williams have been consigned to the auction by Williams` good friend artist William Selwyn. Also included in this consignment a portrait of Moss Williams by William Selwyn

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    Lot 143

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 144

    Lot 144

    BERT ISAAC watercolour - entitled verso `Black Mountains` with the artist`s address, signed and dated 1986, 22 x 33cms

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    Lot 144

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £210.00

  • Lot 145

    Lot 145

    JANE CORSELLIS watercolour - boats, entitled `Goodwick`, entitled verso on label `Winter Boats, Newport`, signed, 14 x 22cms

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    Lot 145

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Hammer price £140.00

  • Lot 146

    Lot 146

    JONAH JONES watercolour - Doge Palace and Grand Canal, Venice, signed and dated `95, 28.5 x 37cms

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    Lot 146

    Guide price
    £50 - £100

    Hammer price £230.00

  • Lot 147

    Lot 147

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA inkwash - hillside farm and buildings with mountains in background, entitled verso `Hill Farm, Deiniolen` with inscription `purchased 26/11/80 from the Tegfryn Art Gallery`, initialled in pencil, 24 x 33cms

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    Lot 147

    Guide price
    £2000 - £3000

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 148

    Lot 148

    JACK JONES watercolour and ink - entitled `Christ in Gethsemane`, signed and dated 1980, 16 x 15cms

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    Lot 148

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £360.00

  • Lot 149

    Lot 149

    RAY HOWARD JONES mixed media - entitled verso on Leicester Galleries label `Prince in the Evening`, signed, 34 x 50cms

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    Lot 149

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £110.00

  • Lot 150

    Lot 150

    WILL ROBERTS mixed media - landscape with buildings, entitled `Abergwynfi`, signed and dated 1984, 34 x 47cms

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    Lot 150

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Hammer price £500.00

  • Lot 151

    Lot 151

    GEORGE LITTLE watercolour - signed and dated `85, entitled `Swansea Bay Snow XIV`, Welsh Arts Council exhibition label verso, 36 x 36.5cms

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    Lot 151

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £230.00

  • Lot 152

    Lot 152

    JOHN KNAPP-FISHER watercolour - entitled verso `Magella, Porthgain`, signed and dated 1974, 15 x 21.5cms

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    Lot 152

    Guide price
    £1500 - £2000

    Hammer price £1,600.00

  • Lot 153

    Lot 153

    WILLIAM SELWYN watercolour - impressionist view of Caernarfon pier at sunset, titled verso, signed in full, 50 x 70cms

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    Lot 153

    Guide price
    £1500 - £1800

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 154

    Lot 154

    WILLIAM SELWYN watercolour - head and shoulders portrait of a pipe smoking Moss Williams, artist and friend of William Selwyn, 44 x 31cms¦Provenance: Lots 135, 137, 143, 154, 171, 187, 192 by Moss Williams have been consigned to the auction by Williams` good friend artist William Selwyn together with this portrait

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    Lot 154

    Guide price
    £1200 - £1500

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 155

    Lot 155

    FREDERICK J DOBBS (fl. 1932-1937) mixed media - still-life, entitled verso (and relating to the porcelain in the picture) `Granny`s Treasures - Swansea, Rockingham and Dresden`, signed and with artist`s address at 22 Cornerswell Road, Penarth, 46 x 42cms¦Provenance: label verso for Newton Fine Art. Exhibited at South Wales Art Society in 1931

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    Lot 155

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 156

    Lot 156

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA pencil and wash - study of a peaceful grazing donkey, signed with initials, 18.5 x 24cms

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    Lot 156

    Guide price
    £1000 - £1200

    Hammer price £1,900.00

  • Lot 157

    Lot 157

    OGWYN DAVIES (1925-2015) mixed media - `Newquay`, signed and dated `61, 32 x 58cms

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    Lot 157

    Guide price
    £500 - £800

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 158

    Lot 158

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA inkwash - The Doge Palace and Grand Canal, Venice, signed with initials, 31 x 48cms

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    Lot 158

    Guide price
    £1800 - £2200

    Hammer price £2,700.00

  • Lot 159

    Lot 159

    ANNA PRITCHARD watercolour - colourful scene of moored yachts, signed and dated 2007, with original Tegfryn Art Gallery label verso, 90 x 56cms

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    Lot 159

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £150.00

  • Lot 160

    Lot 160

    BERT ISAAC watercolour - landscape, entitled verso `North Wales Hills`, inscribed Royal Academy, 1979, with the artist`s London address, signed and dated `75, 35 x 55cms

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    Lot 160

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £280.00

  • Lot 161

    Lot 161

    GARETH THOMAS watercolour - Gower beach scene with figures, signed, 11 x 36cms

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    Lot 161

    Guide price
    £100 - £130

    Hammer price £110.00

  • Lot 162

    Lot 162

    GARETH THOMAS watercolour - Gower coastal scene, signed, 25 x 27cms

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    Lot 162

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 163

    Lot 163

    GARETH THOMAS watercolours, a pair - coastal scene and beach scene, signed, 11 x 37cms & 9 x 36cms

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    Lot 163

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 164

    Lot 164

    GARETH THOMAS watercolour - figures walking on a Gower beach with fishing boat at sea, signed, 20 x 38cms

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    Lot 164

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 165

    Lot 165

    GARETH THOMAS watercolour - figures on a beach, signed, 22 x 34cms

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    Lot 165

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £150.00

  • Lot 166

    Lot 166

    GARETH THOMAS watercolour - figures walking on Gower beach, signed, 27 x 38cms

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    Lot 166

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £170.00

  • Lot 167

    Lot 167

    GARETH THOMAS watercolours, a pair - Gower coastal scenes, signed, 14 x 36cms & 27 x 18cms

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    Lot 167

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £150.00

  • Lot 168

    Lot 168

    GWILYM PRICHARD mixed media - Hereford Cathedral, entitled verso with artist`s then Herefordshire address, signed and dated 1975, 29 x 39cms

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    Lot 168

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £480.00

  • Lot 169

    Lot 169

    ANNA PRITCHARD watercolour - harbour scene with numerous boats and a terrace of colourful houses in the background, signed and dated 2007, with original Tegfryn Art Gallery label verso, 120 x 54cms

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    Lot 169

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £140.00