The Welsh Sale

Sat 21 March 2020, 10:30 AM - Cardiff Saleroom, South Wales

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Viewing: Thursday 19 March (12-5pm) & Friday 20 March (12 - 7pm) and Saturday 21 March (8.45 - 10.15am)

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  • Lot 1

    Lot 1

    ROBERT CAUER (German, 1863 - 1947) marble sculpture - bust of Henry Hussey Vivian 1st Baron of Swansea in the classical robed style, raised on a turned socle, signed and titled verso, 75cms high¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 1

    Guide price
    £1000 - £2000

    Hammer price £800.00

  • Lot 2

    Lot 2

    NINETEENTH CENTURY SCULPTOR marble bust - Sir Richard Hussey Vivian (1775-1842) in the classical robed style raised on a turned socle, unsigned, 69cms high¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 2

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £1,200.00

  • Lot 3

    Lot 3

    AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY SHOTGUN CASE oak lined with leather exterior and brass corner mounts, external inscription `SWANSEA` to centre tablet, the interior with label for William Evans Gun & Rifle Makers, London, leather handles and straps, some later accessories inside, case believed to have been used in 1966 by Lord John Swansea, representing Wales in the Commonwealth Games, where he took Gold in the Full Bore Rifle event. He took a Silver in the same event at the 1982 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, 89cms long¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 3

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £320.00

  • Lot 4

    Lot 4

    VARIOUS ARTEFACTS RELATING TO THE VIVIAN FAMILY OF SWANSEA including presentation silver and ivory trowel, engraved `Caer Beris October 1896` hallmarked Birmingham 1896, a mother-of-pearl and silver fruit knife engraved `ORV` for Odo Vivian and dated 1875, two crested and monogrammed sovereign-cases, smoking-pipe, polished walnut dice capsule with three dice, a mother-of-pearl and white metal magnifying glass and a two-piece shaving set with engine-turned decoration for Asprey in silver with monograms, hallmarked London 1865¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 4

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £340.00

  • Lot 5

    Lot 5

    A J NEEDS & CO BOND STREET ANTIQUE LEATHER WRITING BOX the lid with yellow metal handle and escutcheon inscribed `Odo R Vivian`, to the interior a lift-out compartment and beneath a collection of playing cards and parlour-game accessories, 41cms wide¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 5

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £500.00

  • Lot 6

    Lot 6

    LARGE SILK BANNER PAINTED WITH VERSION OF THE FAMILY CREST OF THE VIVIAN FAMILY OF SWANSEA 170 x 250cms¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 6

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £150.00

  • Lot 7

    Lot 7

    PAIR OF INVESTITURE CHAIRS TOGETHER WITH RELATED SCRAPBOOK an icon of design being the 1969 Prince of Wales Investiture chair by Lord Snowdon, built in stained beech and plywood with olive-ash and embossed with the Prince of Wales motif in gold leaf, the chair was manufactured by Welsh Remploy factories, dated 1969 (one cushion)¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 7

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £500.00

  • Lot 8

    Lot 8

    LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY FLINTLOCK PISTOL BY EDWARD BATE stamped maker`s mark to yellow metal oval, London proof mark to barrel, bearing white metal Prince of Wales Feathers engraved escutcheon, carved handle, 39cms long¦Condition Report: chipped / cracked handle¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 8

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £1,600.00

  • Lot 9

    Lot 9

    NATURAL HISTORY ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS from the Vivian library, comprising H N Humpreys & J O Westwood `British Moths and their Transformations` and a single volume of `British Butterflies and their Transformations` 1849, published by William S Orr & Co; together with set of three volumes `A History of British Birds` by William Yarrell, half calf, London 1843, published by John Van Voorst, two volumes of `The Feathered Tribes of the British Islands` by Robert Mudie and set of four `British Birds` by Archibald Thornburn, 1926¦Provenance: some volumes with Herbert Jones Swansea book-binders label and some signed `Singleton`, consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 9

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £360.00

  • Lot 10

    Lot 10

    COLLECTION OF MIXED ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS FROM THE VIVIAN FAMILY including two volumes of `Visitations of Cornwall`, `Parochial and Family History of Trigg Minor`, a boxed set of `Handy Volume Shakespeare`, three volumes of `Royal Military Calendar`, `History of Wales` by Woodward, a volume of `Lives of the Cambro British Saints`, `Lieber Landavensis`, `A Patrick`s Day Hunt` by Martin Moss and Somerville, `Notes of a Tour in America` by H Hussey Vivian, `The Art of J McNeill Whistler`, a 1919 chattels auction catalogue by Knight Frank & Rutley for Singleton Abbey, `Domestic Architecture` by P F Robinson (architect for Singleton Abbey) etc¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family¦

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    Lot 10

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £300.00

  • Lot 11

    Lot 11

    RARE VOLUME OF `THE CELEBRATED TALES OF MOTHER GOOSE` dated 1817, published by J Harris, St Paul`s Church-Yard, London, with colour engraved illustrations, marbled hardboard cover and Morocco spine, 14 x 9cms¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 11

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £420.00

  • Lot 12

    Lot 12

    FAMILY BIBLE FOR THE VIVIAN FAMILY OF SWANSEA the first page with handwritten family-line, printed by John Baskett, 1721, together with a volume of Polyglot Bible, the frontis page inscribed `H Hussey Vivian, Park Wern` and two volumes of `Hooker`s Works` both with inscription and signed J Aubrey Vivian, March 1881¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 12

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £300.00

  • Lot 13

    Lot 13

    CHRISTOPHER KELLY `The Memorable Battle of Waterloo` with engravings and fold-out map of positions, published by Thomas Kelly, London 1817, leather boards; together with `The Iconography of the First Duke of Wellington` fly-sheet handwritten with `John Swansea with best wishes from his cousin Wellington April 1956` with 49 pages of black and white plates, J M Dent & Sons¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 13

    Guide price
    £50 - £100

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 14

    Lot 14

    PAIR OF SIGNED PHOTOGRAPHS OF PRINCE OF WALES (ALBERT EDWARD) & ALEXANDRA OF DENMARK both dated 1881 with signatures, within (distressed) velvet lined easel frames with gilt metal cyphers and crowns, 39 x 24cms¦Auctioneer`s note: in 1881 Prince of Wales visited Swansea to officially open the Prince of Wales dock and was met by Baron Swansea¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 14

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £320.00

  • Lot 15

    Lot 15

    BOUND MATERIAL RELATING TO THE FUNERAL OF DUKE OF WELLINGTON 1852 comprising `First and Second Reports from the Select Committee on the Funeral of the Duke of Wellington - Ordered by the House of Commons....1852`, `Services and Anthems` booklet printed by George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, and stuck-down on the inside of the cover an admission card for the funeral, addressed to John Henry Vivian, to be seated `Centre area under the Dome` with Speaker of the House of Commons` black wax seal, gilt initials J H V to cover¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 15

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £320.00

  • Lot 16

    Lot 16

    THREE FASCINATING LATE-VICTORIAN PHOTO ALBUMS RELATING TO THE VIVIAN FAMILY well-documented with handwritten annotations, many photographs showing residences and including many interior photos with furniture and antiques, many photographs of occasions with well-heeled attendees, some pages with signatures, also noted an intriguing photograph of two workers inscribed `Morfa Colliery Accident`, they appear to be in a shell-shocked state, one photograph (page 30) shows a group with signatures ¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 16

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £1,700.00

  • Lot 17

    Lot 17

    A VISITOR`S BOOK FOR VIVIAN RESIDENCE `GLANRAFON` IN SWANSEA with many signed entries from 1907 to 1970 including Baden Powell (1907)¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 17

    Guide price
    £50 - £100

    Hammer price £170.00

  • Lot 18

    Lot 18

    AVERIL VIVIAN`S SCRAPBOOK titled as such and containing watercolours, photographs of staff and other people within the family circle and with helpful handwritten names, late-Victorian¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 18

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £110.00

  • Lot 19

    Lot 19

    FIVE VIVIAN FAMILY SCRAP BOOKS CONTAINING NEWSPAPER CUTTINGS Victorian and later, mainly relating to the family, politics and events; together with an 1873 exhibition catalogue for South Kensington Museum (now V&A) and a book of handwritten odes and ditties¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 19

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £260.00

  • Lot 20

    Lot 20

    COLLECTION OF LETTERS IN ENVELOPES contained within a tan leather vanity case marked `SWANSEA` sorted into bundles and noted as follows `Letters to Vivi (Vivian) from her sisters before her marriage in 1899`, `Letters Re Aubrey Vivian son of Lord Swansea by his 2nd marriage 1855-1898`, `Letters to VV from her great friend Mabel Lowther`, `Letters to Henry Vivian from his sister Vivi , 1873 & 1898`, `Letters of condolence to Vivi on death of her beloved half brother Aubrey Vivian`, `Vivian Various`, `Various Letters relating to Vivians`, `Letters to Miss Dulcie Vivian from Duchess of York` and other letters loose, many of the letters are contained in mourning envelopes¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 20

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Hammer price £480.00

  • Lot 21

    Lot 21

    A VICTORIAN GAME SHOOTING LEDGER FOR H H VIVIAN for recording shots at shooting-parties from various seasons 1852-1911, with records of location, note of paying guns and a breakdown of the successful variants of the game successfully shot, with an additional column for remarks; together with another pocket version game book inscribed `Odo R Vivian`, from 1893-onward and another pocket version, unknown owner¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 21

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £180.00

  • Lot 22

    Lot 22

    A COMPREHENSIVELY FILLED SCRAP BOOK OF VICTORIAN & LATER DINNER MENU CARDS many from auspicious venues such as Belgrave Square, Fox Club, Orleans Club, Mansion House, Marlborough House etc¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 22

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £360.00

  • Lot 23

    Lot 23

    SEVEN PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS RELATING TO THE VIVIAN FAMILY OF SWANSEA with many annotations and dates, providing an insight to the social-life of one of Wales most famous noble families, includes 1920s album of family and babies, 1900s album including photo of Cowbridge Races in 1903, Miskin, Professional Golf Match at Jersey Marine, Swansea showing Scottish golfer James Braid, Sandy Herd et al and an 1899 partridge shoot, a 1900s album showing various residences and people in the family circle, 1920 / 30s album of photographs of the Vivian family at Caer Beris, Builth Wells, including room interiors, 1950s album of African scenes including of the `copper belt`, 1920s album with a photo of King George V walking in Swansea in 1920, views of Glanogwr house with family and pets and horses, holiday photographs etc¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 23

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £180.00

  • Lot 24

    Lot 24

    FIVE POCKET BOOKS three with monogrammed covers comprising `SV` Sarah Vivian`s 1880s handwritten housekeeping accounts for the Singleton estate, `MSS` Mrs J H Vivian`s 1860s / 1870s housekeeping accounts book, `MSS` Sarah Vivian`s 1880s journal, an `epitome` summary of Sarah Vivian`s pocket books 1866-1884 compiled by Clarice Vivian (granddaughter), leather purse-book containing letters from John Henry Vivian to his wife and containing a lock of hair from Sir Richard Hussey Vivian (1750 - 1842) ¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 24

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £420.00

  • Lot 25

    Lot 25

    SEVEN HIGHLY DECORATIVE LATE-VICTORIAN CALLIGRAPHY & PICTORIAL CERTIFICATES ILLUSTRATED BY HAND awarded to Sir Henry Hussey Vivian,comprising September 1893 to `The Right Honourable Henry Hussey, Baron Swansea` and relating to his peerage passed by the `Board of Management of the Monmouthshire and South Wales Miners Provident Society`, two from `The Grand United Order of Oddfellows Friendly Society Swansea District`, one from `Parish Church St John the Baptist`, 1882 and two from `The Swansea Sailing Society` 1876 and 1883 and lastly a framed `Freedom of the Borough of Swansea` award, 1885¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 25

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £360.00

  • Lot 26

    Lot 26

    FIVE DIARIES / ALMANACS FOR HENRY HUSSEY VIVIAN, 1ST BARON OF SWANSEA (1821-1894), years 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883 and 1889. The diaries have handwritten entries by Vivian for almost every single day within these years. They provide sometimes detailed accounts of day to day business, conversations, trips and leisure time, often referring to his third wife Averil as `Ave`. The entries relate to time spent at Hafod Works which was his main place of business but also to occasions working in Parliament as an MP for Swansea District and Glamorgan, also noted are business trips including a trip to Paris, dinners, and many entries for game shooting. There are many references to Prime Minister William Gladstone and to various bills being debated in Westminster including the Coercian Bill (Ireland), Irish Disturbance Bill, Coal Employees Liability Bill. There is a detailed account of the visit of the Prince of Wales to open the Prince of Wales Dock in Swansea, on Monday October 16th 1881 when Vivian was a member of the greeting party for the Prince and Princess. Near the back of the diary for 1880 are a breakdown of cash accounts including seemingly many donations to institutions and places of worship such as Bala College and local chapels¦Auctioneer`s Note: the diaries provide an insight into Henry Vivian`s day to day business and leisure time, the social and business circles he operated in and the political context of the time. The entries are comprehensive and so the above description acts as a summary only (viewing in person recommended). ¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family¦

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    Lot 26

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Hammer price £900.00

  • Lot 27

    Lot 27

    TYPED WORLD WAR I DIARY & ITEMS OF 3RD BARON OF SWANSEA ODO VIVIAN (1875 - 1934) the comprehensive diary bound with gilt title to the cover `War Diary 14th Royal Irish Rifles (Y.C.V) 1915-1918`, accounts for Odo`s campaign, from departing Southampton docks on 4.10.15, various billeting in Flanders and possibly other locations, the last entry being in Cugny on 28.2.18; together with a mounted certificate for (the later) Major Honourable O R Vivian MVO, DSO, TD Glamorgan Yeomanry, dated 7th November 1917, signed by Winston Churchill, Secretary of State for War. A November 11th 1918 (Armistice Day) pencil inscribed wireless signal transcript on official brown paper, timed at 10.53 and commanding `....no intercourse of any description with the enemy...` (3 items in this lot)¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 27

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £340.00

  • Lot 28

    Lot 28

    ALBUM OF WATERCOLOURS OF CONTINENTAL SCENES from a `Grand Tour` type journey from one of the Vivian family, with inscribed annotations to mounts, circa 1890s, some initialed `SV` probably Sarah Vivian¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family¦

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    Lot 28

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £260.00

  • Lot 29

    Lot 29

    ALBUM OF 13 WATERCOLOURS ON RICE PAPER RELATING TO SINGLETON ABBEY SWANSEA, circa 1830s, unsigned¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 29

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £650.00

  • Lot 30

    Lot 30

    HISTORICAL NINETEENTH CENTURY ALBUM OF WATERCOLOURS & PRINTS RELATING TO THE VIVIAN FAMILY & SWANSEA AREA in gilded Morocco binding and titled `Swansea Bay`, most pictures with explanatory notes and dates, many comprising Vivian residences including watercolours of `Marino 1816` and `...after alterations 1820`, `Singleton (Marino) 2nd Alteration`, `Lodges at Singleton`, also noted `A days fishing in Black Pill` and many sketches signed by Pitman (possibly John Pitman - fl.1814-1841) including `Tricksy, Little Foxhound Terrier from Truro Kennel` a portrait of a standing greyhound named `Venus` another of a horse and drawings of other animals, also signed Pitman `Mumbles Light House - Bracelet Bay` and other local scenes to Swansea. Also noted, a watercolour of the Ladies of Llangollen riding side-saddle, signed M Lindsay, watercolours and drawings of local scenes by pioneering photographer and painter Rev Calvert Richard Jones, original pencil drawings by Singleton architect P F Robinson, sketch of local scene signed Townley, various portraits of ships, fine watercolour botanical study signed Mrs Withers etc¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 30

    Guide price
    £700 - £1000

    Hammer price £2,200.00

  • Lot 31

    Lot 31

    AN ASSORTMENT OF VIVIAN FAMILY PORTRAIT PRINTS & FRAMED PORTRAIT PRINT OF WELLINGTON AFTER SIR THOMAS LAWRENCE together with a framed sepia photograph of a large group of standing gentleman, believed to be at the City Hall, Cardiff and entitled `Monmouthshire and South Wales Coal Owners Association`, dated August 1922, 51 x 71cms etc¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 31

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £80.00

  • Lot 32

    Lot 32

    EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY PRIMITIVE SCHOOL oil on canvas - horse mounted lady seated side saddle on a white horse and a pony with child outside a Tudor style mansion believed to be Singleton, the seat of the Vivian family of Swansea, unsigned, 74 x 64cms¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 32

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £900.00

  • Lot 33

    Lot 33

    WILLIAM GREATBACH (1802 - 1885) AFTER WILLIAM SALTER engraving - The Waterloo Banquet at Apsley House, 18 June 1836, published by F G Moon together with a separate explanatory diagram with each attendee numbered and listed below accordingly, engraving size, 78 x 126cms¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 33

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £550.00

  • Lot 34

    Lot 34

    NINETEENTH CENTURY BRITISH SCHOOL oil on canvases, a pair - half portrait of Betsy Vivian (nee Cranch) and husband John Vivian within oval outlines, unsigned, 74 x 61cms¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 34

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £950.00

  • Lot 35

    Lot 35

    BRITISH SCHOOL mixed media - head and shoulders portrait of a lady with landscape and house behind, entitled verso `Ursula Margaret Vivian (1911-1963) eldest daughter of Odo Richard Vivian, 3rd Lord Swansea...`, unsigned, 43 x 28cms¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 35

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £280.00

  • Lot 36

    Lot 36

    NINETEENTH CENTURY BRITISH SCHOOL oil on canvases, a pair - head and shoulders portrait of a young man and young lady, labels verso inscribed `One of a pair of portraits, the other being that of Betsy Vivian, daughter of J H Vivian. Possibly Betsy`s brother, Henry Hussey Vivian as a young man`, and `Betsy Vivian, eldest daughter of J H Vivian`, unsigned, 56 x 51cms and 60 x 51cms¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family¦¦

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    Lot 36

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £400.00

  • Lot 37

    Lot 37

    NINETEENTH CENTURY BRITISH SCHOOL oil on canvas, a pair - half portrait of Henry Hussey Vivian Bart MP, inscribed verso with title and `created` `Swansea of Singleton, 9 June 1893`, and portrait of `The Lady Swansea`, titled verso, dated 1893, 75 x 61cms¦Auctioneer`s Note: Averil nee Beaumont, third wife of Henry Hussey 1st Lord Swansea¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 37

    Guide price
    £400 - £500

    Hammer price £480.00

  • Lot 38

    Lot 38

    NINETEENTH CENTURY BRITISH SCHOOL watercolour - the Glynn Vivian country residence `Marino`, unsigned, 40 x 54cms together with a small early nineteenth century architectural drawing of The Glynn Vivian Gallery, Swansea, entitled `South East Front of Glynn`¦Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family

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    Lot 38

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £600.00

  • Lot 42

    Lot 42

    EARLY EIGHTEENTH CENTURY SNOWDONIA CWPWRDD TRIDARN in oak, having an open canopy, three frieze drawers, turned pendants, middle section with double cupboard and fixed central panel, base with two double panelled cupboards, believed to have been constructed in the village of Beddgelert, 132cms wide x 57cms deep x 207cms high¦Condition Report: appears to have good originality, some later sections such as internal cupboard drawers, side of cornice, please see images¦Provenance: continued generational ownership within Llyn Peninsula farming family, similar tridarn illustrated in `Welsh Furniture 1250 - 1950` by Richard Bebb (ill. 577)

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    Lot 42

    Guide price
    £2500 - £3500

    Hammer price £2,600.00

  • Lot 43

    Lot 43

    BRYNMAWR OAK RAILBACK SIDEBOARD designed by Paul Matt for Brynmawr Furniture, having two central drawers over a small shelved cupboard and flanked either side by cupboards with a single shelf and internal drawer, 136cm wide

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    Lot 43

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £420.00

  • Lot 44

    Lot 44

    FOUR INVESTITURE CHAIRS an icon of design being the 1969 Prince of Wales Investiture chair by Lord Snowdon, built in stained beech and plywood with olive-ash and embossed with the Prince of Wales motif in gold leaf, the chair was manufactured by Welsh Remploy factories, dated 1969, three in their original packing boxes together with an official souvenir programme¦Condition Report: boxes commensurate with age, chairs have some scrapes / chips to the frame of each

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    Lot 44

    Guide price
    £500 - £700

    Hammer price £1,200.00

  • Lot 45

    Lot 45

    FOUR INVESTITURE CHAIRS an icon of design being the 1969 Prince of Wales Investiture chair by Lord Snowdon, built in stained beech and plywood with olive-ash and embossed with the Prince of Wales motif in gold leaf, the chair was manufactured by Welsh Remploy factories, dated 1969 each having a loose gold braided and tasselled cushion ¦Provenance: from the estate of the late Roy Bohana MBE, musician and composer¦Condition Report: good overall, no apparent damage, some staining to one seat cushion

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    Lot 45

    Guide price
    £600 - £900

    Hammer price £1,300.00

  • Lot 46

    Lot 46

    ANTIQUE WELSH QUILT in daffodil yellow, spiral design with larger centred motif, border skirt, believed Tregaron area, 81 x 86cms

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    Lot 46

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £85.00

  • Lot 47

    Lot 47

    CARDIGANSHIRE LIP-WORK CIRCULAR BASKET of tapered form, traditionally crafted from wheat straw coils bound with strips of bramble, circa 1880-1910, 37cms diam at neck

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    Lot 47

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £85.00

  • Lot 48

    Lot 48

    VICTORIAN WELSH WOOLWORK SAMPLER BY PHEBE H GRIFFITHS AGED 11 OF CROES GOCH with alphabets, numbers and colourful dove in flight over four stems of flowers in a floral border, in contemporaneous wooden frame and gilt slip, 72 x 75cms (incl. frame)¦Provenance: gifted to vendor`s family by descendant of Phebe Griffiths, the vendor believes that latterly the family were in the Pontcysyllte area near Llangollen, however `Croes Goch` is a village in Pembrokeshire - perhaps where the family came from prior to Pontcysyllte

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    Lot 48

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £210.00

  • Lot 49

    Lot 49

    ENAMEL SIGN FOR MCKENZIE & BROWN LTD CAERNARVON orange ground with blue lettering, 23 x 31cms

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    Lot 49

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £60.00

  • Lot 50

    Lot 50

    FRANK BOWCHER case presented pair of bronze medallions and similar miniatures - to commemorate David Lloyd George with relief head and shoulders portrait of Lloyd George showing to one and Britannia on other, 19cms diam, high-quality original case presentation includes title plaque `Presented by Spink & Son`, to each corner four metallic pins in the form of two dragons and two leaks, fabric interior within mahogany frame, overall dimensions, 42 x 78cms

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    Lot 50

    Guide price
    £700 - £1000

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 51

    Lot 51

    WELSH FRUITWOOD CARVED LOVE SPOON mid-19th Century, pierced with `MP 1842` below a centre heart with flanking opposing shapes, below the date are hollowed slots, all round naive carving of crosses and triangles, 27cms

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    Lot 51

    Guide price
    £700 - £1000

    Hammer price £1,100.00

  • Lot 52

    Lot 52

    GOLD CIGARETTE CASE WITH BEJEWELLED MONOGRAM FOR MADAME ADELINA PATTI in 9ct yellow gold (appprox as tested not hallmarked), the monogram in diamonds and rubies above inscription `For All Eternity 1891`, inscribed Rowlands & Frazer 145 Regent St London, 93gms (gilt decorated blue Morocco fitted case and volume of `The Reign of Patti`)¦Auctioneer`s Note: `For All Eternity` was a song performed by Patti ¦Provenance: handwritten letter written by mother of vendor to accompany `Presented to Madam Adelina Patti, by all admiring American, during her last tour of the States. Given to me as a wedding Present in 1934 by her widower Baron Rolf Cederstrom. I was her goddaughter, Betty Corfield`.

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    Lot 52

    Guide price
    £800 - £1200

    Hammer price £1,400.00

  • Lot 53

    Lot 53

    WELSH RUGBY UNION CAP 1935 date to peak, embroidered Prince of Wales feathers and detail, maker Ben Evans & Co, Swansea, unknown player, possibly Welsh Schools¦Auctioneer`s Note: in 1935 Wales beat the New Zealand All Blacks for the second of three times

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    Lot 53

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £260.00