The Welsh Sale

Sat 19 October 2019, 10:00 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.

Viewing: Friday 18 October (12 - 7pm) & the morning of auction (8:30 - 9:45am)

  • Lot 75

    Lot 75

    VARIOUS NINETEENTH CENTURY & EIGHTEENTH CENTURY ENGRAVERS very large collection of loose antiquarian engravings - mainly if not all Welsh topographical and includes Paul Sandby, Samuel Sparrow, Richard Godfrey, Henry Gastineau, James Newton, uncoloured maps ETC¦Provenance: W Clarke historic Cardiff Stonemasons who worked on the rebuilding of Llandaff Cathedral in the nineteenth century¦Auctioneer`s Note: viewing in person advised, due to the volume of prints we cannot photograph each item in this lot

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    Lot 75

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    £300 - £600

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  • Lot 76

    Lot 76

    SAMUEL & NATHANIEL BUCK twenty-six engravings relating to historic Welsh buildings, circa 1740, fourteen are bound together, others loose, includes Caerphilly Castle, Coyty, St Donats, Ewenney Priory, Llandaff Cathedral, Ragland¦Provenance: W Clarke historic Cardiff Stonemasons who worked on the rebuilding of Llandaff Cathedral in the nineteenth century

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    Lot 76

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    £500 - £1000

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  • Lot 77

    Lot 77

    GEORGE COOPER trio of plate engravings - framed together and entitled `West Front of Llandaff Cathedral, Glamorganshire, South Wales`, `South Entrance, Llandaff Cathedral, Glamorganshire` and `Interior of Llandaff`s Cathedral, Glamorganshire`, published July 1807 and numbered plate 1, plate 2 and plate 3, 24.5 x 19cms each¦Provenance: W Clarke historic Cardiff Stonemasons who worked on Llandaff Cathedral structure in Victorian times.

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    Lot 77

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    £70 - £100

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  • Lot 78

    Lot 78

    NEFYL WILLIAMS interesting limited edition (1/100) print - Welsh extract from `Buchedd Garmon` by Saunders Lewis, signed and dated 1980, 47 x 35cms

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    Lot 78

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    £80 - £120

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  • Lot 79

    Lot 79

    ARTHUR CHARLTON (1917-2007) linocut - entitled `Swansea Docks`, circa early 1950s, 24 x 18cms¦Auctioneer`s Note: the artist made the print whilst renting the house in St Thomas (overlooking the docks) where his friend the sculptor Ron Cour had been born.

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    Lot 79

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    £100 - £150

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  • Lot 80

    Lot 80

    ARTHUR CHARLTON (1917-2007) limited edition (1/4) lithograph - entitled `Miners & Whippets`, dated 1960s, signed bottom left and verso, 32 x 45cms

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    Lot 80

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    £100 - £150

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  • Lot 81

    Lot 81

    ARTHUR CHARLTON (1917-2007) lithograph - entitled `Mumbles Head with Sailing Boats`, 45.5 x 58.5cms

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    Lot 81

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    £200 - £300

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  • Lot 82

    Lot 82

    ARTHUR CHARLTON (1917-2007) limited edition (2/4) aquatint - entitled `Solva` dated 1984, 41 x 51cms

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    Lot 82

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    £200 - £300

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  • Lot 83

    Lot 83

    ARTHUR CHARLTON (1917-2007) limited edition (1/6) colour print - entitled `Swansea Bay`, signed and dated `77, 57 x 43cms

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    Lot 83

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    £200 - £300

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  • Lot 84

    Lot 84

    ARTHUR CHARLTON (1917-2007) screen print - entitled `Gower Cliffs`, 39 x 57cms

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    Lot 84

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    £200 - £300

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  • Lot 85

    Lot 85

    ANN LEWIS limited edition (17/25) black & white print - entitled `Black Faced Ram`, signed and dated 1994, 19 x 15cms and a limited edition (3/18) print - waterfall scene entitled `Y Graig`, signed and dated 2010, 22 x 15cms

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    Lot 85

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    £80 - £120

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  • Lot 86

    Lot 86

    ANN LEWIS pair of limited edition prints - `Green Frog I` (1/8) and `Green Frog II` (9/12), each signed and dated 1994, 13 x 12cms

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    Lot 86

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    £60 - £80

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  • Lot 87

    Lot 87

    CERI RICHARDS limited edition (40/70) coloured lithograph - entitled `Debussy Claire De Lune`, signed and dated 1967, printed by Kelpra Studios, London for the Marlborough Gallery (one of the five prints inspired by Debussy), 57 x 77cms

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    Lot 87

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    £400 - £600

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  • Lot 88

    Lot 88

    CERI RICHARDS limited edition (18/50) monochrome lithograph - Dylan Thomas theme, entitled verso `Death Shall have No Dominion`, signed and dated `65, 59 x 80cms

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    Lot 88

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    £400 - £600

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  • Lot 89

    Lot 89

    IVOR MERVYN PRITCHARD two proof etchings and another - (1). coastal scene, Penmon, Anglesey, signed and dated 1924, 15 x 17cms (2). mountain scene, Llanberis, signed and dated 1925, 12 x 16cms (3). Egyptian head portrait, signed, 21 x 14cms, each mounted but unframed

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    Lot 89

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    £80 - £120

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  • Lot 90

    Lot 90

    JOHN KNAPP-FISHER limited edition (33/500) print - girl in a cornfield, signed in full, 55 x 76cms

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    Lot 90

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    £300 - £400

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  • Lot 91

    Lot 91

    JOSEF HERMAN limited edition (104/150) lithograph - study of cockle pickers, signed in full, 49 x 64cms

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    Lot 91

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    £300 - £500

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  • Lot 92

    Lot 92

    CHARLES FREDERICK TUNNICLIFFE black and white print - study of a perched owl, signed, 36 x 23cms

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    Lot 92

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    £80 - £120

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  • Lot 93

    Lot 93

    NEIL CANNING limited edition (67/75) screen print - entitled `Gold`, signed in full and dated 1997, 60 x 80cms

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    Lot 93

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    £200 - £300

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  • Lot 94

    Lot 94

    NEIL CANNING limited edition (63/75) screen print - entitled `Flow`, signed in full and dated 1997, 60 x 80cms

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    Lot 94

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    £200 - £300

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  • Lot 95

    Lot 95

    PAUL PETER PIECH limited edition (9/50) three colour print - Civil Rights Movement inspired graphics with quotation from Martin Luther King `We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools`, signed and with artist`s blind-stamp, 81 x 54cms

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    Lot 95

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    £500 - £700

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  • Lot 96

    Lot 96

    PAUL PETER PIECH two-colour print - with stylized dove and four human heads and quote from Pope John Paul II at Hiroshima February 25th 1981 `Let us promise our fellow human beings that we will work untiringly for disarmament and the banishing of all nuclear weapons`, dated 1982, 58 x 63cms

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    Lot 96

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    £300 - £500

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  • Lot 97

    Lot 97

    PAUL PETER PIECH limited edition (18/25) colour print - social history graphic with two figures and wheat field with poetry by farmer and poet Dic Jones `Lle cychai`r wlad un ddeg - i`w faes aur fis Awst, ni ddont chwaneg y gywain twf ei gnwa teg, dau, heddiw lle bu deuddeg`, signed and dated 1989, 58 x 43cms

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    Lot 97

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    £600 - £800

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  • Lot 98

    Lot 98

    PAUL PETER PIECH linocut - peace-movement graphic with quotation from Albert Einstein, signed and dated 1987, 42.5 x 58.5cms (unframed)

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    Lot 98

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    £100 - £150

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  • Lot 99

    Lot 99

    ERIC MALTHOUSE lithograph - abstract, inscribed `for John`, signed fully in pencil, 52 x 60cms

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    Lot 99

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    £150 - £200

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  • Lot 100

    Lot 100

    NORMAN C JAQUES limited edition (2/15) lithograph - entitled `Welsh Landscape`, 55 x 39cms

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    Lot 100

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    £100 - £150

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  • Lot 101

    Lot 101

    NORMAN C JAQUES artist`s proof lithograph - entitled `Coast S. Wales`, signed and dated 1964, 55 x 42.5cms

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    Lot 101

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    £100 - £150

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  • Lot 102

    Lot 102

    VALERIE GANZ limited edition (52/150) print - group of miners walking from colliery with winding gear in background, entitled `Colliery at Dusk`, signed, 41 x 21cms

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    Lot 102

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    £70 - £100

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  • Lot 103

    Lot 103

    GEORGE CHAPMAN limited edition (5/50) colour etching - figures walking in a South Wales valleys landscape with buildings, entitled `The Bridge (From The Valleys Series)`, signed, 75 x 61.5cms

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    Lot 103

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    £1000 - £1500

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  • Lot 104

    Lot 104

    GEORGE CHAPMAN artist`s proof coloured etching - South Wales valley street with figures and pigeon coop, signed fully in pencil, 53.5 x 52cms

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    Lot 104

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    £400 - £600

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  • Lot 105

    Lot 105

    DAVID CARPANINI limited edition (20/20) etching - colliery and landscape, entitled `The Winder`, signed fully in pencil, 37 x 50cms

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    Lot 105

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    £70 - £100

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  • Lot 106

    Lot 106

    NICK HOLLY limited edition (62/100) colour print - Swansea with figures on a blustery day, signed, 20.5 x 20.5cms

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    Lot 106

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    £50 - £80

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  • Lot 107

    Lot 107

    JOHN UZZELL EDWARDS limited edition (1/24) lithograph - Edwardian figures posing for a photograph, entitled in pencil `Welsh Wedding`, signed fully in pencil, 62 x 87cms (mounted but not framed)¦Provenance: from the collection of The Late Peter Nicholas, Welsh sculptor

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    Lot 107

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    £100 - £200

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  • Lot 108

    Lot 108

    ANDRE BICAT limited edition (13/30) lithograph - entitled verso on Attic Gallery label, `Alban Hills from Palastrina`, signed, 45 x 58cms

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    Lot 108

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    £70 - £100

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  • Lot 109

    Lot 109

    JOSEF HERMAN artist`s proof colour print (IV/XV) - two figures, signed in pencil, 44 x 34cms

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    Lot 109

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    £100 - £150

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  • Lot 110

    Lot 110

    DAVID HUMPHREYS limited edition (81/100) lithograph - entitled `Welsh Farm`, signed fully in pencil and with blind-stamp, 52 x 76cms

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    Lot 110

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    £300 - £400

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  • Lot 111

    Lot 111

    HARRY HOLLAND limited edition (2/100) lithograph - still life of a wine glass and silk handkerchief, entitled `Glass`, signed fully in pencil, 38 x 28cms

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    Lot 111

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    £70 - £100

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  • Lot 112

    Lot 112

    CERI RICHARDS limited edition (43/100) lithograph - entitled verso on Martin Tinney Gallery label `From a Conversation Between Hermes and Menipeus on a Field of Snow`, signed and dated 1971, 43 x 30cms

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    Lot 112

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    £100 - £150

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  • Lot 113

    Lot 113

    CERI RICHARDS limited edition (20/50) lithograph - entitled verso on Attic Gallery label `The Broken Rose`, dated 1965, part of the `Dylan Thomas Suite` of twelve lithographs printed from stone at Curwen Studios, numbered and signed, 57.5 x 73cms

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    Lot 113

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    £300 - £500

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  • Lot 114

    Lot 114

    CERI RICHARDS limited edition (44/70) screenprint - entitled `Landscape`, seventy copies print in 1967 at Kelpra Studios for the Marlborough Gallery, signed and numbered, 66 x 61.5cms

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    Lot 114

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    £250 - £350

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  • Lot 115

    Lot 115

    KAREL LEK limited edition (II 3/6) monochrome print - three elderly gentleman standing together while reading newspapers, signed, 32 x 37cms

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    Lot 115

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    £40 - £50

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  • Lot 116

    Lot 116

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA print - stalking sheep dog, signed, 32 x 44cms¦Provenance: Estate of Criccieth based family, personal friends of Sir Kyffin

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    Lot 116

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    £80 - £120

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  • Lot 117

    Lot 117

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA limited edition artist`s proof (A/P IX/XV) print - Patagonia scene, entitled `Lle Cul`, signed with initials, 48 x 46.5cms

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    Lot 117

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    £300 - £400

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  • Lot 118

    Lot 118

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA print and Christmas card - two farmers and a sheep dog on a mountain top, framed together with a Christmas greeting `Happy Christmas, Kyffin`, 14 x 19.5cms each approx.

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    Lot 118

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    £40 - £60

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  • Lot 119

    Lot 119

    SIR KYFFIN WIlLIAMS RA signed Christmas card and print - print of sheep dog, framed together with a separate greeting `Happy Christmas` and signed `Kyffin`, 14 x 19cms each

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    Lot 119

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    £40 - £60

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  • Lot 120

    Lot 120

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA artist proof coloured print - cattle on a coastal headland, Anglesey, signed with initials, 33 x 39cms

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    Lot 120

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    £100 - £150

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  • Lot 121

    Lot 121

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA limited edition (51/750) colour print - standing sheep dog, signed fully in pencil, 35.5 x 48cms

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    Lot 121

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    £150 - £200

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  • Lot 122

    Lot 122

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA artist proof (11/15) inkwash print - sea and land with two cottages, rocky island and distant cargo ship, signed with initials, 52 x 59cms (mounted and framed)¦Provenance: Estate of Criccieth based family, personal friends of Sir Kyffin

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    Lot 122

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    £300 - £400

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  • Lot 123

    Lot 123

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA artist proof coloured print - Snowdonia sunset, signed, 34 x 50cms (mounted and framed)¦Provenance: Estate of Criccieth based family, personal friends of Sir Kyffin

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    Lot 123

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    £250 - £350

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  • Lot 124

    Lot 124

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA artist proof coloured print - St Cwyfan`s church, signed, 26 x 35cms (mounted and framed)¦Provenance: Estate of Criccieth based family, personal friends of Sir Kyffin

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    Lot 124

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    £100 - £150

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