The Welsh Sale

Sat 12 September 2020, 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.

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- Telephone Bids (submitted by 1pm Friday 11 September)
- Commission Bids (submitted by 4pm Friday 11 September)
- Buyer's Premium 22%+Vat
- Droit de Suite paid by us
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  • Lot 131

    Lot 131

    ARTHUR MORGAN watercolour - figures on the shore, entitled verso `On the Edge VI, South Beach, Tenby`, signed with initials and dated 1990, 13,5 x 19cms¦Provenance: from a single owner collection of Pembrokeshire related art

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    Lot 131

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 132

    Lot 132

    HARRY HOLLAND pencil drawing - two figures, entitled verso on Martin Tinney Gallery label `Homage to Electricity Study III`, dated 1980, 18 x 20cms

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    Lot 132

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 133

    Lot 133

    HARRY HOLLAND pencil drawing - two figures, entitled verso on Martin Tinney Gallery label `Homage to Electricity Study I`, dated 1980, 30 x 25cms

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    Lot 133

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £420.00

  • Lot 134

    Lot 134

    WILLIAM SELWYN watercolour - entitled verso, `Caernarfon Castle and the Seiont Estuary`, signed, 12. 5 x 18cms

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    Lot 134

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Hammer price £500.00

  • Lot 135

    Lot 135

    CLIVE HICKS-JENKINS mixed media - figures and hobby horse in traditional Mari Lwyd procession, signed, 57 x 76cms

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    Lot 135

    Guide price
    £500 - £700

    Hammer price £700.00

  • Lot 136

    Lot 136

    MILDRED 'ELSIE' ELDRIDGE watercolour and pencil - small garden bird studies with titles in English and Latin, signed and dated 1975, 32 x 22cms¦Provenance: labels verso for Spink of St James`s, London and The William Marler Gallery, Shropshire

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    Lot 136

    Guide price
    £500 - £1000

    Hammer price £850.00

  • Lot 137

    Lot 137

    CLAUDIA WILLIAMS pastel - figures at the seaside, titled verso `Family on the Rocks` with the artist`s French address, signed, 37 x 28cms¦

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    Lot 137

    Guide price
    £600 - £800

    Hammer price £950.00

  • Lot 138

    Lot 138

    OLIVER GAIGER acrylic on paper - abstract, titled verso `Moorings` on Martin Tinney Gallery label, signed, 60 x 85cms

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    Lot 138

    Guide price
    £600 - £1000

    Hammer price £600.00

  • Lot 139

    Lot 139

    VALERIE GANZ watercolour - Gower landscape with Pennard Castle, signed indistinctly bottom right, 39 x 49cms

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    Lot 139

    Guide price
    £180 - £250

    Hammer price £200.00

  • Lot 140

    Lot 140

    VERA BASSETT pencil and watercolour - half portrait of a seated infant girl, signed, 38 x 27cms

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    Lot 140

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £80.00

  • Lot 141

    Lot 141

    SHANI RHYS JAMES MBE charcoal - huddled figures with mother breast-feeding and father comforting standing child, entitled `Departure from East London`, signed and dated 1983, 76 x 56cms¦Provenance: handwritten note by artist verso explaining that her family is the subject matter, `...I lived in Stepney, was subjected to car fumes etc and decided to depart for Wales`

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    Lot 141

    Guide price
    £700 - £1000

    Hammer price £800.00

  • Lot 142

    Lot 142

    BIM GIARDELLI pen and ink - two figures in a garden, signed, 25.5 x 16cms¦Provenance: from a single owner collection of Pembrokeshire related art

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    Lot 142

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £60.00

  • Lot 143

    Lot 143

    OSI OSMOND watercolour - Pembrokeshire, entitled `Rocks Manorbier`, signed and dated 1977, 12.5 x 7cms¦Provenance: from a single owner collection of Pembrokeshire related art

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    Lot 143

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £250.00

  • Lot 144

    Lot 144

    NICK HOLLY oil on paper - entitled verso on Attic Gallery label, `Across the Golf Course Tenby`, signed and dated 1993, 18 x 24cms¦Provenance: from a single owner collection of Pembrokeshire related art¦

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    Lot 144

    Guide price
    £500 - £700

    Hammer price £460.00

  • Lot 145

    Lot 145

    WILL ROBERTS pastel - standing figure being the artist`s wife, in a Pembrokeshire cornfield near the coast, entitled `Phyllis at Manorbier`, signed and dated 1991, 28 x 39cms¦Provenance: from a single owner collection of Pembrokeshire related art

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    Lot 145

    Guide price
    £500 - £700

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 146

    Lot 146

    RAY HOWARD JONES mixed media - Pembrokeshire coastline, entitled verso `Skomer Rocks`, 18 x 24cms¦Provenance: from a single owner collection of Pembrokeshire related art

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    Lot 146

    Guide price
    £150 - £200

    Hammer price £320.00

  • Lot 147

    Lot 147

    DEWI TUDUR mixed media - whitewashed farm at night, signed, 30 x 50cms

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    Lot 147

    Guide price
    £500 - £700

    Hammer price £800.00

  • Lot 148

    Lot 148

    CLIVE HICKS-JENKINS inkwash - landscape with ceramic objects, signed and dated 2001, 37 x 38cms

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    Lot 148

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 149

    Lot 149

    PAUL PETER PIECH mixed media - six standing figures with shaved heads, in predominantly red, entitled verso `The Condemned`, signed and dated 1957, 19 x 25cms¦Auctioneer`s Note: believed to depict the horrors of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp

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    Lot 149

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £290.00

  • Lot 150

    Lot 150

    RAY HOWARD JONES mixed media - coastal landscape on the Island of Skokholm, near Skomer off Pembrokeshire, entitled verso `Way Down to Easter Bay`, 39.5 x 61cms¦Provenance: from a single owner collection of Pembrokeshire related art

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    Lot 150

    Guide price
    £1000 - £1500

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 151

    Lot 151

    JOHN ADDYMAN watercolour - misty coastal landscape with headland, entitled verso `Glamorgan Coast`, signed with initials, 24 x 35cms

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    Lot 151

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 152

    Lot 152

    FRED JONES oil on paper - landscape, inscribed to the margin `10.40am South of Newport, A478, Nr. Dinas`, signed and dated 15.03.03, 21 x 38cms¦Provenance: from a single owner collection of Pembrokeshire related art¦

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    Lot 152

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £80.00

  • Lot 153

    Lot 153

    GYRTH RUSSELL watercolour and gouache - two figures on a lane towards buildings, entitled verso `Farms in the Beacons`, signed, 28 x 37cms

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    Lot 153

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £600.00

  • Lot 154

    Lot 154

    GWEN JOHN pencil on brown paper from a sketch book - Parisienne figures, entitled verso on Abbott & Holder label, `Man and Women Praying in Meudon Church`, circa 1925, 16.5 x 12.5cms¦Provenance: vendor purchased from Abbott & Holder, London, please see label verso, Christies (23.11.1993), confirmed by Cecily Langdale author of `A Catalogue Raisonne of the Paintings and A Selection of the Drawings`¦Auctioneer`s Note: Gwen John lived in Meudon, near Paris where she first kept a studio in Montparnasse

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    Lot 154

    Guide price
    £2000 - £3000

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 155

    Lot 155

    IWAN BALA white ink drawing on black paper - entitled `Love Spoon Reinvention`, 15 x 12.5cms

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    Lot 155

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £220.00

  • Lot 156

    Lot 156

    CARLTON GRANT watercolour - quayside scene with figures and distant bridge and buildings, signed and dated 1897, 47 x 18cms

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    Lot 156

    Guide price
    £50 - £100

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 157

    Lot 157

    PHILIP SUTTON RA watercolours, a pair - treescapes, one signed, 41 x 58cms and 58 x 41cms

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    Lot 157

    Guide price
    £200 - £250

    Hammer price £460.00

  • Lot 158

    Lot 158

    JAMES THOMAS WATTS watercolour - Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) from above Betws y Coed, signed, 24.5 x 42cms

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    Lot 158

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £130.00

  • Lot 159

    Lot 159

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA watercolour - Eryri, entitled verso `Autumn Cwm Pennant` on Albany Gallery label, signed with initials top right, 28 x 39cms

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    Lot 159

    Guide price
    £2000 - £2500

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 160

    Lot 160

    JOHN KNAPP-FISHER watercolour - Suffolk landscape with distant hill-top house, entitled verso `The White House, Stour Valley`, signed and dated 1965, 12 x 16cms¦Provenance: labels verso `Purchased at Abbotts Auction Rooms, Suffolk, 1993` and `Property of the late Mrs E N Hitchcock`

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    Lot 160

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £450.00

  • Lot 161

    Lot 161

    JOHN ELWYN gouache on paper - two figures, entitled on reverse of paper, `Rough Seas at Aberystwyth` believed to be from a series of works known as `pac-a-mac` signature on paper verso, 22 x 30cms¦Provenance: gifted to vendor by the artist`s biographer Professor Robert Meyrick

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    Lot 161

    Guide price
    £500 - £700

    Hammer price £1,300.00

  • Lot 162

    Lot 162

    JOHN KNAPP-FISHER mixed media with oils on card - Pembrokeshire coastal lane with cottage, entitled verso `Towards Aberfelin` with artist`s address on separate label, signed and dated 1971, 15 x 35cms

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    Lot 162

    Guide price
    £1700 - £2200

    Hammer price £1,900.00

  • Lot 163

    Lot 163

    SEREN BELL pen and ink with correction fluid - three sheep looking away into the landscape, signed, 40 x 57cms¦

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    Lot 163

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £400.00

  • Lot 164

    Lot 164

    WILL ROBERTS charcoal - two elderly figures in raincoats, one in head scarf, entitled on Attic Gallery label `Herdswomen, Returning Home`, signed, 45 x 54cms

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    Lot 164

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 165

    Lot 165

    JOHN ELWYN watercolour with bodycolour - Scottish landscape, entitled on Chris Beetles paperwork verso `Glasgow Lowlands`, 33 x 43cms¦Provenance: Shell Advertising Art Collection - the painting was used as the cover image for a 1963 Shell / BP tourist guide for Glasgow Lowlands, Renfrew, Lanark, Dumbarton and Stirling, an edition of `The Shilling Guides`

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    Lot 165

    Guide price
    £1800 - £2500

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 166

    Lot 166

    PENRY WILLIAMS pencil on paper - detailed on Fry Gallery label verso `Portrait Study of an Italian Girl with Adjacent Studies`, inscribed `Dominici`, Watman watermark 1835, typed biography on label verso, 21.5 x 14.5cms

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    Lot 166

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Hammer price £500.00

  • Lot 167

    Lot 167

    WILL EVANS watercolour - farmstead with lady feeding poultry, signed in full and entitled on original label `A Gower Farm, Will Evans RCA, Price 10 pounds 10 shillings`, 36 x 53cms

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    Lot 167

    Guide price
    £400 - £500

    Hammer price £1,300.00

  • Lot 168

    Lot 168

    WILLIAM SELWYN mixed media - view of Eglwys Clynnog Fawr, a church in Pen Llyn (Llyn Peninsula), Gwynedd, signed, 29 x 39cms¦Auctioneer`s Note: the church is an ancient battle site and an important location for pilgrims on their way to Ynys Enlli (Bardsey Island)

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    Lot 168

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £460.00

  • Lot 169

    Lot 169

    JOHN KNAPP-FISHER mixed media tree-lined lane with house, near the artist`s former home in Croesgoch, Sir Benfro (Pembrokeshire) entitled verso Trearched Lodge, signed and dated 1996, 12 x 17cms

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    Lot 169

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £850.00

  • Lot 170

    Lot 170

    ROBERT ALWYN HUGHES mixed media - semi-abstract Gower landscape entitled verso on label `Study for Red Lady of Paviland`, unsigned, label verso states stamped with `R` on verso of paper, 19 x 13cms¦Provenance: typed label verso exhibition `A Healthier Tomorrow` at St David`s Hall, Cardiff¦Auctioneer`s Note: The Red Lady of Paviland is an Upper Paleolithic partial skeleton of a male dyed in red ochre and buried in Britain 33,000 BP. The bones were discovered in 1823 by William Buckland in an archaeological dig at Goat`s Hole Cave (Paviland cave), one of the limestone caves between Port Eynon and Rhossili on the Gower

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    Lot 170

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 171

    Lot 171

    ERIC MALTHOUSE mixed media - seated female nursing baby in shawl, signed, 36 x 25.5cms

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    Lot 171

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 172

    Lot 172

    GWILYM PRICHARD inkwash - farm and outbuildings on hillside, signed and dated 1974, 37 x 57cms

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    Lot 172

    Guide price
    £250 - £350

    Hammer price £210.00

  • Lot 173

    Lot 173

    JOHN KNAPP-FISHER watercolour - cottage study, entitled verso `Porthgain Cottages, 1975` together with the artist`s full signature, address and telephone number, 7 x 14.5cms

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    Lot 173

    Guide price
    £800 - £1200

    Hammer price £800.00

  • Lot 174

    Lot 174

    JOHN KNAPP-FISHER watercolour - figures walking and children playing on a Pembrokeshire beach, signed and dated 1968, 16 x 46cms

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    Lot 174

    Guide price
    £800 - £1200

    Hammer price £850.00

  • Lot 175

    Lot 175

    MERYL WATTS watercolour - Aberystwyth promenade from above with distant landscape, signed, 47 x 32cms

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    Lot 175

    Guide price
    £100 - £140

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 176

    Lot 176

    MURRAY MCNEEL CAIRD URQUHART (1880-1972) watercolour - landscape at Tal-y-Llyn near Cader Idris, Gwynedd, signed and dated 1934, 34 x 50cms

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    Lot 176

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £90.00

  • Lot 177

    Lot 177

    WALTER JAMES WEST (1882-1942) watercolour - three goats in a field with trees, old walls and gate, entitled verso `Nr. St Davids, Pembrokeshire`, signed, 28 x 38cms

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    Lot 177

    Guide price
    £50 - £100

    Hammer price £60.00

  • Lot 178

    Lot 178

    MERYL WATTS watercolour and pencil - household items and cats on the steps to the artist`s home in Borth-y-Gest, signed, 54.5 x 36cms (mounted but not framed)

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    Lot 178

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £60.00

  • Lot 179

    Lot 179

    MERYL WATTS watercolour - shafts of light on Glaslyn Estuary near the artist`s former home in Borth-y-Gest, signed, 29 x 42cms

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    Lot 179

    Guide price
    £100 - £140

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 180

    Lot 180

    MURRAY MCNEEL CAIRD URQUHART (1880-1972) two unframed watercolours - Gwynedd mountains and lakes, being Tal-y-Llyn and Vale of Towy, dated 1926, (titles on reverse in pencil), signed, 36 x 53cms

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    Lot 180

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £80.00