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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  • Lot 59

    Lot 59

    JOHN PETTS limited edition (1/100) colour print - landscape, entitled `Mynyddoedd Cymru: Wedi`r Storom (After the Storm)`, signed, 38 x 52cms

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    Lot 59

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £240.00

  • Lot 60

    Lot 60

    WELSH ARTS COUNCIL ORIGINAL POSTER - for `Rhydcymerau` by D Gwenallt Jones, 51 x 76.5cms (framed and glazed)

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    Lot 60

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £210.00

  • Lot 61

    Lot 61

    WELSH ARTS COUNCIL ORIGINAL POSTER - for `Cofio`r Tridegau` by Alun Llywelyn-Williams, 76.5 x 51cms (framed and glazed)

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    Lot 61

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £80.00

  • Lot 62

    Lot 62

    WELSH ARTS COUNCIL ORIGINAL POSTER - for `Do You Remember 1926` by Idris Davies, 76.5 x 51cms (framed and glazed)

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    Lot 62

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 63

    Lot 63

    WELSH ARTS COUNCIL ORIGINAL POSTER - for `Cofio` by Waldo Williams, 76.5 x 51cms (framed and glazed)

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    Lot 63

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £250.00

  • Lot 64

    Lot 64

    WELSH ARTS COUNCIL ORIGINAL POSTER - for `Maggie Fach` by Idris Davies, 76.5 x 51cms (framed and glazed)

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    Lot 64

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £120.00

  • Lot 65

    Lot 65

    WELSH ARTS COUNCIL ORIGINAL POSTER - for `Rwy`n Gweld o Bell` by T E Nicholas (1879-1971), 76.5 x 51cms (framed and glazed)

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    Lot 65

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £90.00

  • Lot 66

    Lot 66

    GEORGE CHAPMAN limited edition (2/100) print - South Wales valley scene with figures in a street, from the Valleys Series, signed in pencil, 45 x 60cms

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    Lot 66

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £540.00

  • Lot 67

    Lot 67

    DAVID CARPANINI pair of limited edition (1/50) and (7/50) etchings - hilly landscapes in mist, entitled `Early Morning Tuscany` and `Dawn in the Vallombrossa`, signed, 31 x 19cms

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    Lot 67

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 68

    Lot 68

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA artist proof print - head study of Norma Lopez, signed in full, 28 x 24cms¦Provenance: consigned by Ysgol Bontnewydd, Caernarfon. The artist generously attended the school to offer lessons to pupils in basic painting. His visit was photographed by the staff and each of the seven lots consigned by the school will be accompanied by a small portfolio of the photographs taken during his visit. The highlight of his visit was the presentation of these prints which he brought to the school rolled up in a bundle and which the school subsequently had mounted and framed

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    Lot 68

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £85.00

  • Lot 69

    Lot 69

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA colourwash print - Llanedwen Church, signed with initials, 25 x 35cms¦Provenance: consigned by Ysgol Bontnewydd, Caernarfon. The artist generously attended the school to offer lessons to pupils in basic painting. His visit was photographed by the staff and each of the seven lots consigned by the school will be accompanied by a small portfolio of the photographs taken during his visit. The highlight of his visit was the presentation of these prints which he brought to the school rolled up in a bundle and which the school subsequently had mounted and framed

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    Lot 69

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £95.00

  • Lot 70

    Lot 70

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA colourwash print - Caernarfonshire cottage with farmer and his dog descending a pathway, signed in full, 53 x 35cms¦Provenance: consigned by Ysgol Bontnewydd, Caernarfon. The artist generously attended the school to offer lessons to pupils in basic painting. His visit was photographed by the staff and each of the seven lots consigned by the school will be accompanied by a small portfolio of the photographs taken during his visit. The highlight of his visit was the presentation of these prints which he brought to the school rolled up in a bundle and which the school subsequently had mounted and framed

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    Lot 70

    Guide price
    £200 - £250

    Hammer price £440.00

  • Lot 71

    Lot 71

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA fine limited edition (71/150) woodcut - `Huw Bic`, a mole catcher from Beddgelert, signed with initials, 52 x 28cms

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    Lot 71

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £650.00

  • Lot 72

    Lot 72

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA limited edition (200/750) ink wash print - standing elderly figure entitled `Old Man at Funeral`, signed fully in pencil, 58 x 35cms

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    Lot 72

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 73

    Lot 73

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA limited edition (7/75) coloured print - standing Welsh black bull, signed in full, 38 x 60cms¦Provenance: consigned by Ysgol Bontnewydd, Caernarfon. The artist generously attended the school to offer lessons to pupils in basic painting. His visit was photographed by the staff and each of the seven lots consigned by the school will be accompanied by a small portfolio of the photographs taken during his visit. The highlight of his visit was the presentation of these prints which he brought to the school rolled up in a bundle and which the school subsequently had mounted and framed

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    Lot 73

    Guide price
    £600 - £800

    Hammer price £1,000.00

  • Lot 74

    Lot 74

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA artist proof coloured print - farmer, signed in full and with original Albany gallery label verso, 58 x 34cms

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    Lot 74

    Guide price
    £280 - £350

    Hammer price £190.00

  • Lot 75

    Lot 75

    JONAH JONES a pair of framed historical Welsh poems by Bobby Jones (Robert Maynard Jones 1929 - 2017) signed and dated and Euros Bowen (1904-1988) well known Welsh language poet, signed and dated, each poem designed by Jonah Jones, 1984, each 75 x 56cms¦Provenance: see Western Mail article verso to one.

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    Lot 75

    Guide price
    £180 - £250

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 76

    Lot 76

    PAUL PETER PIECH monochrome typographic linocut - portrait of R S Thomas and dedicated `to Jo`, signed and dated 1993, 60 x 34cms

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    Lot 76

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £230.00

  • Lot 77

    Lot 77

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA limited edition (163/250) colour print - farmers on the Glyder Fach, signed fully in pencil (condition faded), 55 x 81cms

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    Lot 77

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £200.00

  • Lot 78

    Lot 78

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA coloured print - moonlit Anglesey church, signed with initials, 27 x 37cms¦Provenance: consigned by Ysgol Bontnewydd, Caernarfon. The artist generously attended the school to offer lessons to pupils in basic painting. His visit was photographed by the staff and each of the seven lots consigned by the school will be accompanied by a small portfolio of the photographs taken during his visit. The highlight of his visit was the presentation of these prints which he brought to the school rolled up in a bundle and which the school subsequently had mounted and framed

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    Lot 78

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £150.00

  • Lot 79

    Lot 79

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA coloured print - St Cwyfan`s Church, Aberffraw in a storm, signed in full, 41 x 52cms¦Provenance: consigned by Ysgol Bontnewydd, Caernarfon. The artist generously attended the school to offer lessons to pupils in basic painting. His visit was photographed by the staff and each of the seven lots consigned by the school will be accompanied by a small portfolio of the photographs taken during his visit. The highlight of his visit was the presentation of these prints which he brought to the school rolled up in a bundle and which the school subsequently had mounted and framed

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    Lot 79

    Guide price
    £180 - £250

    Hammer price £180.00

  • Lot 80

    Lot 80

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA limited edition (32/150) print - head portrait of Norma Lopez, the Patagonia girl signed fully in pencil, 28 x 24cms¦Please note: picture of Norma Lopez in later years verso.

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    Lot 80

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £50.00

  • Lot 81

    Lot 81

    JOHN BRUNSDON limited edition (33/150) aquatint etching - entitled in pencil `Grand Canal Near the Salute`, signed, 54 x 68cms

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    Lot 81

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 82

    Lot 82

    WILLIAM SELWYN limited edition (30/300) colour lithograph - farmer on tractor in evening sunlight, signed, 33 x 41cms

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    Lot 82

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 83

    Lot 83

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA artist proof (V/XV) colourwash print - chapel and houses in Carmel, North Wales, signed with initials, 44 x 59.5cms

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    Lot 83

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £280.00

  • Lot 84

    Lot 84

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA limited edition (48/100) linocut - waterfall, entitled verso on Attic Gallery label `Ogwen Falls`, signed with initials, 79 x 34cms¦Condition Report: slight age discolouration to paper

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    Lot 84

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £1,000.00

  • Lot 85

    Lot 85

    CERI RICHARDS limited edition (55/70) colour print - entitled `Origin of a Rose`, signed and dated `69, 55 x 66cms

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    Lot 85

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £340.00

  • Lot 86

    Lot 86

    CERI RICHARDS one of twelve limited edition (9/50) lithographs for Six Poems by Dylan Thomas - entitled `And Death Shall Have No Dominion`, signed and dated 1965, 58 x 80cms¦Condition Report: some discolouration to paper with age

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    Lot 86

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £420.00

  • Lot 87

    Lot 87

    JOHN PIPER 1964 limited edition (27/70) stone lithograph - `Kilpeck, Herefordshire - the Norman South Door`, signed, 76 x 54cms

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    Lot 87

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £700.00

  • Lot 88

    Lot 88

    STEFFAN JONES-HUGHES limited edition (1/6) screen print - entitled 'Prize', signed with initials and dated '08, 53 x 78cms

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    Lot 88

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 89

    Lot 89

    CERI RICHARDS coloured lithograph - stork with fish in its beak together with a rear view of a nude female, signed and dated `65, 56 x 79cms

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    Lot 89

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £420.00

  • Lot 90

    Lot 90

    GERARD HASTINGS colour dry-point etching - entitled `Pastorale VII`, signed and dated 1981, 39 x 32cms

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    Lot 90

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 91

    Lot 91

    GERARD HASTING monoprint with watercolour and pastel - semi-abstract landscape, signed and dated 1984, 13 x 19cms

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    Lot 91

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £80.00

  • Lot 92

    Lot 92

    GERARD HASTINGS monoprint with watercolour - study of a tree, signed and dated 1983, 12 x 18cms

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    Lot 92

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £85.00

  • Lot 93

    Lot 93

    SIR FRANK BRANGWYN etching - entitled verso `Gateway to Avelina`, signed, 19 x 16cms¦Provenance: receipt from Abbot & Holder

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    Lot 93

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £110.00

  • Lot 94

    Lot 94

    ED POVEY poster - depicting one of the artist`s painted murals on a gable-end in the town of Caernarfon, signed in full and entitled `Helter Skelter. Caernarfon 1979`, unframed, 60 x 47cms

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    Lot 94

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £30.00

  • Lot 95

    Lot 95

    WILLIAM SELWYN limited edition (21/500) colour lithograph - sheep dog at work, signed fully in pencil, 29 x 42cms (mounted but not framed)

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    Lot 95

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 96

    Lot 96

    PAUL PETER PIECH linocut - image of dog and typography `Dog, spelt backwards is `God``, signed in pencil and dated 1993, unframed, 63.5 x 45cms; together with a similar signed and dated version without the typography¦

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    Lot 96

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 97

    Lot 97

    PAUL PETER PIECH linocut - image of Christ on cross, soundbites and quote from Mark Twain `If Christ were here now, there is one thing he would not be - a Christian` signed in pencil and dated 1995, unframed, 63.5 x 45cms¦

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    Lot 97

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 98

    Lot 98

    PAUL PETER PIECH limited edition (1/25) linocut - entitled `Jazz` with bird and typography `Jazz music is a tremendous force for peace & understanding between nations & peoples, and our world would be a far grimmer place without it - Sonny Rollins`, signed in pencil and dated 1995, unframed, 63.5 x 45cms¦

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    Lot 98

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £270.00

  • Lot 99

    Lot 99

    PAUL PETER PIECH limited edition (1/25) linocut - entitled `Jazz - The Universal Music`, signed in pencil and dated 1995, unframed, 63.5 x 45cms¦

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    Lot 99

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £280.00

  • Lot 100

    Lot 100

    PAUL PETER PIECH limited edition (1/25) linocut - entitled `Jazz` with stylized flag and typography `Evolved in part from spirituals, sung by slaves, jazz is the only true American music form, It was created by blacks for blacks`, signed in pencil and dated 1995, unframed, 63.5 x 45cms¦

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    Lot 100

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £290.00

  • Lot 101

    Lot 101

    PAUL PETER PIECH limited edition (1/25) linocut - side-by-side caricatures of Louis Armstrong and Charlie Parker with typography `The history of Jazz can be told in four words: Louis Armstrong Charlie Parker - Miles Davies`, signed in pencil and dated 1995, unframed, 63.5 x 45cms¦

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    Lot 101

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £480.00

  • Lot 102

    Lot 102

    PAUL PETER PIECH limited edition (1/25) linocut - entitled `Jazz` with typography `Jazz is a symbol of the triumph of the human spirit, not of its degredation - Archie Sheep`, signed in pencil and dated 1995, unframed, 63.5 x 45cms¦

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    Lot 102

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £380.00

  • Lot 103

    Lot 103

    PAUL PETER PIECH limited edition (1/25) linocut - entitled `Jazz` with typography `Jazz is unofficial, unestablished and unpredictable, or it is nothing - F U Hobsbawm`, signed in pencil and dated 1995, unframed, 63.5 x 45cms¦

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    Lot 103

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £400.00

  • Lot 104

    Lot 104

    PAUL PETER PIECH limited edition (1/25) linocut - entitled `Jazz` with typography `It Don`t mean a thing if it ain`t got that swing - Duke Ellington`, signed in pencil and dated 1995, unframed, 63.5 x 45cms¦

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    Lot 104

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £260.00

  • Lot 105

    Lot 105

    PAUL PETER PIECH limited edition (1/25) linocut - trumpeter with typography `Painting is jazz on paper, jazz is painting out loud - Jake Sutton`, signed in pencil and dated 1995, unframed, 63.5 x 45cms

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    Lot 105

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £520.00

  • Lot 106

    Lot 106

    PAUL PETER PIECH limited edition (1/25) linocut - entitled `Slaves to Jazz` with saxophonist and typography, signed in pencil and dated 1995, unframed, 63.5 x 45cms

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    Lot 106

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £270.00

  • Lot 107

    Lot 107

    PAUL PETER PIECH limited edition (16/35) linoprint - the Severn Bridge and Sterling pound symbols with poetry by Harri Webb `Ode to the Severn Bridge`, signed and dated 1994, 64 x 46cms

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    Lot 107

    Guide price
    £250 - £350

    Hammer price £950.00

  • Lot 108

    Lot 108

    PAUL PETER PIECH limited edition (20/25) three colour linocut - caricature of the print-maker with poet Harri Webb and a typographed poem by Harri Webb `A view from the summit, ninety per cent of the human race, at any time, are an utter disgrace, the other ten, we all agree, consist of such as you and me`, signed and dated 1995, 63 x 45cms

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    Lot 108

    Guide price
    £250 - £350

    Hammer price £200.00