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 230

    Lot 230

    WILLIAM SELWYN oil on canvas - three fishermen working in the shallow waters, entitled verso on Thackeray Gallery label `Fishermen Hauling`, signed, 40 x 50cms

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    Lot 230

    Guide price
    £1500 - £2000

    Hammer price £2,000.00

  • Lot 231

    Lot 231

    ANDREW VICARI oil on board - group of figures partying in front of Castle Ruins, entitled verso `Pennard Castle, Gower`, signed `Vicari`, 34 x 60cms

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    Lot 231

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £360.00

  • Lot 232

    Lot 232

    DAVID BARNES oil on board - fine stormy rocky coastal scene, signed verso in full and entitled `On the North Coast`, 39 x 60cms

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    Lot 232

    Guide price
    £550 - £650

    Hammer price £800.00

  • Lot 233

    Lot 233

    CHARLES WYATT WARREN oil on board - entitled verso `Snowdonia in Winter` with artist`s label, signed, 23 x 53cms

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    Lot 233

    Guide price
    £600 - £800

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 234

    Lot 234

    CHARLES WYATT WARREN oil on board - entitled verso `Near the Mawddach Estuary`, signed in full, 24 x 54cms

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    Lot 234

    Guide price
    £500 - £700

    Hammer price £320.00

  • Lot 235

    Lot 235

    STEVEN WHITEHEAD oil and alkyo on tempera on gesso - unusual domestic composition of a lady on the telephone by her front door and viewed from halfway up the stairs, signed verso, 37.5 x 29cms¦Auctioneer`s Note: leading British realist painter - studied at Aberystwyth University from 1978-1984 (the painting has been verified by the university and the artist)

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    Lot 235

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £950.00

  • Lot 236

    Lot 236

    RAY HOWARD JONES gouache on board - a fascinating and important Welsh wartime study; the cliff-top at Penarth with a troop of figures, flag-pole and gunner, entitled verso `Arrowhead - Home Guard Exercise`, signed and dated `42, 29.5 x 40cms¦Provenance: exhibited at Tenby Museum & Gallery Ray Howard Jones retrospective¦Auctioneer`s Note: Ray Howard Jones applied to the War Artists Advisory Committee via Sir Kenneth Clarke for a commission as a war artist, to make drawings and paintings of the docks in Penarth and Cardiff. She submitted various drawings and paintings to the Committee throughout 1942 with the first purchase made in November of that year, and further purchases in 1943. She was famously commissioned to produce pictures of the preparations for the D-Day landings in 1944. The Imperial War Museum has nine of her wartime pictures in their collection. The location of the exercise is on the Welsh Coastal Path and interestingly one can see the remains of an anti-aircraft battery at Lavernock Point, close to Penarth which was used to defend Cardiff and Bristol from German bombers following the Severn Estuary

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    Lot 236

    Guide price
    £400 - £700

    Hammer price £320.00

  • Lot 237

    Lot 237

    GLADYS GREGORY ROBERTS (Bangor) oil - study of Penrhyn Port, Bangor, signed, 28 x 38cms ¦Auctioneer`s Note: see page 630 of Artists in Wales.

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    Lot 237

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £170.00

  • Lot 238

    Lot 238

    GERARD HASTINGS oil on canvas - landscape, entitled verso `Midnight Heath`, signed and dated 1980, 26 x 36cms

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    Lot 238

    Guide price
    £250 - £350

    Hammer price £360.00

  • Lot 239

    Lot 239

    DAVID GROSVENOR oil on canvas - North Wales lake scene of Llyn Padarn, signed in full, 19 x 36cms

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    Lot 239

    Guide price
    £250 - £350

    Hammer price £320.00

  • Lot 240

    Lot 240

    STEPHEN JOHN OWEN oil on card - whitewashed cottage and garden, signed with initials, 19 x 29cms

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    Lot 240

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £180.00

  • Lot 241

    Lot 241

    IWAN GWYN PARRY oil on canvas - entitled verso `Stormy Sunset Over the Nant Ffrancon Valley` on Martin Tinney Gallery label, 18 x 12cms

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    Lot 241

    Guide price
    £250 - £350

    Hammer price £280.00

  • Lot 242

    Lot 242

    NO LOT

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    Lot 242

    Guide price
    £0 - £0

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 243

    Lot 243

    CHARLES WYATT WARREN oil on board - a lane to a white-washed farm and barn beside a pond, Snowdonia mountains in distance, entitled `Anglesey Farm`, 30 x 76cms (unframed)

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    Lot 243

    Guide price
    £600 - £800

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 244

    Lot 244

    MIKE JONES oil on board - head and shoulders portrait entitled `Farmer, Sennybridge`, signed and dated verso 2008, 29 x 24cms

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    Lot 244

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £320.00

  • Lot 245

    Lot 245

    DAVID BARNES oil on board - Welsh hillside cottage, signed verso in full and entitled `Hill Retreat`, 24 x 19cms

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    Lot 245

    Guide price
    £150 - £200

    Hammer price £300.00

  • Lot 246

    Lot 246

    DAVID BARNES oil on board - still-life of red and white flowers in a vase, signed verso, 25 x 18cms

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    Lot 246

    Guide price
    £150 - £200

    Hammer price £230.00

  • Lot 247

    Lot 247

    CERI RICHARDS oil on canvas - entitled verso `The Force of Nature` on Martin Tinney Gallery label and inscribed by the artist, signed and dated 1968, 40 x 30cms

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    Lot 247

    Guide price
    £3000 - £5000

    Hammer price £3,200.00

  • Lot 248

    Lot 248

    ALAN WILLIAMS acryilc on panel - whitewashed cottage amongst trees, entitled `Llangoes Cottages`, signed, 37 x 47cms¦

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    Lot 248

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £210.00

  • Lot 249

    Lot 249

    IRWIN PEARSON oil on canvas - portrait study of Dylan Thomas, 35.5 x 30cms

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    Lot 249

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £180.00

  • Lot 250

    Lot 250

    MIKE JONES oil on board - entitled verso `Landscape in Gwynfe`, signed, 25 x 30cms

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    Lot 250

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 251

    Lot 251

    PHYLLIS QUICK oil on board - figures in conversation on a French village street, entitled verso `Burgundian Village`, signed, 35 x 25cms

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    Lot 251

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 252

    Lot 252

    JOHN ROOSE EVANS mixed media on board - North Wales mountain scene, entitled verso `Mist Rising, Tryfan`, signed verso, 40 x 70cms

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    Lot 252

    Guide price
    £500 - £700

    Hammer price £500.00

  • Lot 253

    Lot 253

    JOHN ROOSE EVANS mixed media on canvas - snowy Snowdonia mountain scene with lake, entitled verso `Snowdon Horse Shoe, Alpine Conditions`, signed with initials, 51 x 76cms

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    Lot 253

    Guide price
    £800 - £900

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 254

    Lot 254

    MIKE JONES oil on canvas - head and shoulders portrait of a farmer with sad eyes, entitled verso `Ffermwr (flat cap)`, signed, 50 x 40cms

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    Lot 254

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £230.00

  • Lot 255

    Lot 255

    KEVIN SINNOTT oil on canvas - figures performing opera, entitled verso on Bernard Jacobson Gallery label `Turandot: Study For`, signed with initials, 65 x 52.5cms

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    Lot 255

    Guide price
    £600 - £1000

    Hammer price £650.00

  • Lot 256

    Lot 256

    JOHN ROOSE EVANS mixed media on canvas - entitled verso `River Usk, Swollen After Storm`, signed verso, 51 x 51cms

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    Lot 256

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 257

    Lot 257

    JOHN ROOSE EVANS mixed media on canvas - entitled verso `Woodland and Breaking Sun Above Dinas Powys Golf Course`, signed verso, 51 x 51cms

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    Lot 257

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £200.00

  • Lot 258

    Lot 258

    JOHN ROOSE EVANS mixed media on canvas - North Wales estuary scene with rocky outcrop and shoreline, entitled verso `Aberconwy`, signed with initials, 60 x 90cms

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    Lot 258

    Guide price
    £900 - £1100

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 259

    Lot 259

    CHARLES WYATT WARREN oil on board - winter landscape with ruins, entitled verso `Glyngroes Priory, Nr. Llangollen`, signed, 23 x 54cms

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    Lot 259

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 260

    Lot 260

    JOHN GODDARD gouache on board - impressionistic view of Roath Park lake, entitled verso `Algae on Lake, Roath Park`, unsigned, 40 x 50cms

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    Lot 260

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 261

    Lot 261

    HELEN STERRY oil on board - view of cottage across stream and through tree branches, entitled verso `Misty Afternoon, Near Stoke Gifford`, unsigned, 25 x 35cms

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    Lot 261

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 262

    Lot 262

    DAVID BARNES oil on board - white washed Snowdonia cottage by a lane, signed verso in full, entitled `Gwynedd Cottage`, 39 x 29cms

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    Lot 262

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £270.00

  • Lot 263

    Lot 263

    DAVID GRIFFITHS MBE oil on board, a pair - rough seas, signed and dated `79, 19 x 24cms

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    Lot 263

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 264

    Lot 264

    PAUL PETER PIECH rare acrylic and collage on pottery panel - vintage airplane in flight, entitled verso `Spirit of St Louis, No. 2` and dated 1993, initialled, label verso inscribed with spelling mistakes `The painting depicts man` challange with nature and its battles with man. SPIRIT OF ST. LOUIS carried Charles Lindburgh some thirty-three and a half hours across the Atlantic to become the first man to fly the Atlantic Ocean nonstop singlehanded. The historic flight was on May 20 1927`, 30 x 30cms

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    Lot 264

    Guide price
    £700 - £1000

    Hammer price £500.00

  • Lot 265

    Lot 265

    BRIAN HARLAND REES gouache on board - South Wales valley town, Nelson Arms and Pit workings, signed, 28 x 50cms

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    Lot 265

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Hammer price £110.00

  • Lot 266

    Lot 266

    NICK HOLLY acrylic - young boy posting a letter in the rain, entitled verso `A Wet Letter, South Wales`, with Tegfryn Gallery label verso, 18 x 18cms

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    Lot 266

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £340.00

  • Lot 267

    Lot 267

    WYN HUGHES oil on board - entitled verso `Snowdonia Cottage`, signed, 13 x 23cms

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    Lot 267

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £170.00

  • Lot 268

    Lot 268

    JACK JONES oil on board - head and shoulders portrait in neck-scarf (possibly self-portrait) with terraced street beyond, entitled verso `Hafod Man`, signed and dated 1974, 20 x 14cms

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    Lot 268

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £500.00

  • Lot 269

    Lot 269

    DONALD McINTYRE oil on board - landscape with buildings in lane, 50 x 60cms

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    Lot 269

    Guide price
    £2500 - £3000

    Hammer price £2,200.00

  • Lot 270

    Lot 270

    DONALD McINTYRE early oil / acrylic - beach scene with sailing boat and numerous figures (approx. 20), signed with initials, 14 x 20cms¦Provenance: artist was a friend of the vendor`s late husband.

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    Lot 270

    Guide price
    £1200 - £1500

    Hammer price £1,700.00

  • Lot 271

    Lot 271

    DONALD McINTYRE acrylic - seascape with seated figure, signed with initials and entitled on original label verso `Rocks, Iona`, 28.5 x 39cms

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    Lot 271

    Guide price
    £800 - £1200

    Hammer price £1,000.00

  • Lot 272

    Lot 272

    TONY GOBLE oil on canvas - amusing agricultural scene with seven male characters at a livestock market and sinister looking sheep below, 119 x 104cms

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    Lot 272

    Guide price
    £1000 - £1500

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 273

    Lot 273

    DONALD McINTYRE oil on board - fine historical depiction of the shore and lighthouse at Talacre, Flintshire, signed with initials and entitled verso, 19 x 49cms

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    Lot 273

    Guide price
    £1200 - £1500

    Hammer price £1,400.00

  • Lot 274

    Lot 274

    DAVID BARNES oil on board - signed verso in full and with label `In Wester Ross`, 39 x 60cms

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    Lot 274

    Guide price
    £550 - £650

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 275

    Lot 275

    DAVID KNIGHT oil on board - study of a partially shrouded kneeling nude, entitled `Figure Head`, signed, 56 x 54cms ¦Provenance: Albany Gallery brochure and receipt 1998

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    Lot 275

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £250.00

  • Lot 276

    Lot 276

    DAVID BARNES oil on board - still-life of blue and white flowers in a red vase, signed verso, 39 x 29cms

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    Lot 276

    Guide price
    £250 - £350

    Hammer price £250.00

  • Lot 277

    Lot 277

    RICHARD O`CONNELL acrylic on box canvas - Saga Queen Cruiseship leaving Cardiff Docks, entitled `The Departure`, dated 2017-18, 168 x 159cms

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    Lot 277

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £340.00

  • Lot 278

    Lot 278

    MARIA GWYNNE HOLFORD oil on canvas - view of Nice town with Fort Mont Alban from an elevated position, signed bottom left and signed verso with date of 1850, 53 x 68cms¦Auctioneer`s Note: the artist`s family seat was Buckland Hall near Brecon, it is said that the Holford family are direct descendants of Edward I, II and III

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    Lot 278

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £280.00

  • Lot 279

    Lot 279

    ROYSTON HOPSON oil on board - `The Nightclub`, signed, 69.5 x 87cms

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    Lot 279

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Hammer price £200.00