The Welsh Sale

Sat 05 December 2020, 10:00 AM - Cardiff Saleroom, South Wales

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  • Lot 75

    Lot 75

    A RARE EWENNY POTTERY FLOWER POT & SAUCER-STAND mustard glaze with sgraffito trailing branch of leaves and flowers, inscribed `Draws yw drywedryd mynyd na myned drosto` (transcendence is the downward trajectory of the cross), 18cms diam at top¦Provenance: private collection Vale of Glamorgan¦Condition Report: chips to rim

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    Lot 75

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    £200 - £300

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  • Lot 76

    Lot 76

    A VERY RARE & HISTORIC YNYSMEUDWY POTTERY BAPTISM BASIN circa 1850, relief moulded with entwined cherubs to the base over scroll foot, the body with four double-loop acanthus handles with cherub head terminals, the interior with opposing relief Biblical depiction of Naomi and Daughters-in-Law, interspersed with opposing plaques, both inscribed `BAPTISING BASIN FOR PANTTEG CHAPEL PRESENTED BY MARY GRIFFITHS`, all round Lazuli pattern, 27.5cms diam x 17.5cms high¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales, similar at Neath Museum, this example illustrated in Page 102 of `Ynysmeudwy & the Williamses` by Mike Trew (2016)¦Auctioneer`s Note: Pantteg Chapel, Ystalyfera, 3 miles from Ynysmeudwy, it is believed that in many cases local industrialists commissioned such bowls and that Mary Griffiths would have been a benefactor to the chapel (see page. 294 `Welsh Ceramics in Context II` Royal Institute of South Wales, 2005), in `The History of Pontardawe` by John Henry Davies (1967) there is a reference to Mary Griffiths being a school teacher and having connections with Pantteg Chapel¦Condition Report: in superb condition without damage or restoration

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    Lot 76

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    £500 - £1000

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  • Lot 77

    Lot 77

    A LARGE SWANSEA PEARLWARE TUREEN & COVER IN THE ELEPHANT ROCK PATTERN of shallow form, blue and white transfer, angular loop handle, lobed base, impressed mark SWANSEA, 42cms long¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: very good example without problems

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    Lot 77

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  • Lot 78

    Lot 78

    A RARE SWANSEA CAMBRIAN POTTERY CALENDAR TILE of rectangular form, transfer printed for the year 1824 within a chocolate rim, two drill holes flanking date, 12.5 x 18cms¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales, similar at Swansea Museum¦Condition Report: no apparent problems other than wear to enamel on rim

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    Lot 78

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  • Lot 79

    Lot 79

    A RARE SWANSEA DILLWYN & CO POTTERY JUG TO COMMEMORATE WELLINGTON with scroll handle, transfer printed with a named portrait of The Duke, and portraits of Britannia and Victory, together with references to victorious battles of the Napoleonic Wars within ribbon tied flags around the collar, transfer marked SWANSEA DILLWYN & CO to base, circa 1815, 16.5cms high¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: slight chip to foot, slight crazing, structurally sound, decoration not worn

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    Lot 79

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  • Lot 80

    Lot 80

    A SWANSEA CAMBRIAN POTTERY TRANSFER JUG IN THE SWISS VILLA PATTERN with dedication to CATHARINE PEARCE St. AGNESS 1833, of large bulbous form with ear-shaped handle, the black and grey transfer featuring figures at a lakeside Alpine villa and with flower borders and handle, 19.25cms high¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Auctioneer`s Note: Catharine Pearce was born 1812, near St Agnes and the jug would have been commissioned to mark her 21st birthday¦Condition Report: no apparent problems other than extremely faint star-hairline to base, transfer not worn, super example of a `named` Swansea jug

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    Lot 80

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  • Lot 81

    Lot 81

    A POTTERY TRANSFER JUG COMMEMORATING THE CRIMEAN WAR attributed to Ynysmeudwy, of lobed form, having a spurred and moulded loop handle, with black and grey transfer depiction of General Sir George Brown at the battle of Alma, his one foot standing on a horse and with sword raised rallying his battalion below, to the opposite side a titled view of SEBASTOPOL harbour with ships of the Allied forces in the foreground and the Russian fleet in the background with distant fortresses, flower border, 20.5cms high¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: no problems other than slight scrape to spout, transfer not worn

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    Lot 81

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  • Lot 82

    Lot 82

    POSSIBLY CAMBRIAN POTTERY RURAL LOVERS TRANSFER MUG of cylindrical form with ear-shaped handle, blue transfer depiction of woodchopper and milk maid with dog and cows in a landscape after the Thomas Gainsborough engraving `The Rural Lovers`, under a wide tessellated and garland border, 15.3cms high x 10.5cms diam¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales, Ill. 4.27 `Welsh Ceramics in Context` (Royal Institute of South Wales, 2003), version at the County of Swansea Reserve Collection¦Condition Report: crazing at base only, transfer in fresh condition

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    Lot 82

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  • Lot 83

    Lot 83

    YNYSMEUDWY POTTERY CRIMEAN WAR COMMEMORATIVE JUG of bellied form, having characteristic wide moulded rim, moulded twig-handle, colourfully transfer printed with a repeat design to each side with the flags of Great Britain and France crossed in unity and `GOD SAVE THE QUEEN - MAY THEY EVER BE UNITED VIVE L`EMPEREUR`, floral border, circa 1856, 17.5cms high¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: no problems, tight crazing only, transfer fresh

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    Lot 83

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  • Lot 84

    Lot 84

    AN YNYSMEUDWY WATER JUG IN A FLORAL TRANSFER PATTERN of bellied form over a spreading foot, with moulded twig-handle terminating at the base with raised leaves to the body, typical wide moulded rim to the shapely neck, multi-coloured unrecorded flora transfer repeated on both sides, floral and ivy borders, 31.5cms high¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: restored chip on foot, tight crazing, stable star-crack to underbelly

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    Lot 84

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  • Lot 85

    Lot 85

    RARE 18TH CENTURY SWANSEA CAMBRIAN PEARLWARE JUG of bellied form with ear-shaped loop handle, blue glaze with two continuous chequer bands, gilt decorated with opposing laurels containing a stag and tied ribbons and with gilt 1787 under spout, 22cms high¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: extensively restored notably at spout and handle, flake to underside of foot

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    Lot 85

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  • Lot 86

    Lot 86

    A SWANSEA POTTERY SILVER-LUSTRE COMMEMORATIVE JUG of bellied form with scroll handle, dedicated to Carmarthen politician John Jones (1777-1842) of Ystrad, with titled portrait depiction of the reformer known as `Jones yr Halen` (Jones the Salt), inscribed to verso `May the independence of CARMARTHEN never want a Supporter. Nor the wings of LIBERTY ever loose a Feather`, 16.5cms high ¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: wear to silver lustre especially at handle, no apparent damage or restoration Note (26.11.20) that we have received opinions that the jug is Staffordshire and not Swansea

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    Lot 86

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  • Lot 87

    Lot 87

    A RARE PAIR OF SWANSEA CAMBRIAN POTTERY PUTTI in the form of swag wearing flower pickers and their baskets and with single flower in other hand to outstretched arm, standing on square bases, aside floral bocage, enamel decorated over the glaze, circa 1790, one with painted mark `53`, 11.5cms high ¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: restoration to one at base and basket, the second appears to be unrestored, examination by prospective purchasers recommended

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    Lot 87

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  • Lot 88

    Lot 88

    AN EARLY SWANSEA EARTHENWARE UNITY MILK JUG having a tapered body, wide elongated spout and ear-shaped handle, printed in the transfer pattern known as `Cambrian Palm Chinoiserie`, below the spout is an oval containing a pilchard device and the words UNITY, 12.5cms high¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales, example of a matching tea-bowl and saucer at City and County of Swansea collection¦Auctioneer`s Note: the pilchard and `Unity` relate to a pilchard cellar called Unity in Newquay, Cornwall, the jug would have been part of a set commissioned by the company¦Condition Report: very small nick to rim, faint crazing, transfer fresh, excellent condition for what is a rare and historic Swansea jug relating to the Cornish fishing industry and early commissioned Welsh pottery

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    Lot 88

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  • Lot 89

    Lot 89

    A RARE SWANSEA CAMBRIAN EARTHENWARE POLITICAL SATIRE JUG of bulbous form with loop handle, in canary-yellow ground with red enamel transfer and inscriptions ridiculing Napoleon, around the collar `Bonaparte dethron`d April 1st 1814`, the body with various characters with bubble speech including Napoleon Bonaparte exclaiming `O cursed ambition what hast thou brought me to now`, the Devil appearing from a fire beckoning Napoleon, `Hithy to me, come come along thou hast been a most dutiful child` and two figures talking with one asking `Where is he going to?` the other replying with deliberate illegible script, circa 1815, 13.5cms high¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales, illustrated page 106 Morton Nance `The Pottery & Porcelain of Swansea & Nantgarw` (1942), polychrome version British Museum, please see `Swansea Commemorative Pottery` by Helen Hallesey for a thorough explanation of the social history behind the decoration¦Condition Report: restored at spout, light tight crazing, small nick to inside of rim¦

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    Lot 89

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  • Lot 90

    Lot 90

    A GLAMORGAN EARTHENWARE PUZZLE JUG IN THE `PULTENEY BRIDGE` TRANSFER PATTERN of bellied form with loop handle, pierced collar neck and three nozzles, the blue transfer depicting the famous bridge at Bath, England with deer and figures relaxing and punting on the river, floral band to rim, circa 1813, 19.5cms high¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: restored

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    Lot 90

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  • Lot 91

    Lot 91

    A GLAMORGAN EARTHENWARE PUZZLE JUG IN THE CHRYSANTHEMUM TRANSFER PATTERN of bellied form with loop handle and lattice incised collar with three nozzles, printed in blue with opposing sprays, circa 1813, 18.5cms high¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: restoration to a nozzle and surrounding area, no other apparent problems

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    Lot 91

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  • Lot 92

    Lot 92

    A GLAMORGAN EARTHENWARE PUZZLE JUG IN THE CHRYSANTHEMUM TRANSFER PATTERN of bellied form with loop handle and lattice incised collar with three nozzles, printed in blue with opposing sprays, circa 1813, 17.8cms high¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: extensive restoration to handle, neck and body

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    Lot 92

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  • Lot 93

    Lot 93

    1832 GLAMORGAN POTTERY POLITICAL REFORM JUG of bellied form with spreading foot and ear-shaped loop handle, inscribed ROYAL ASSENT TO THE REFORM BILL 7 JUNE 1832 with opposing portrait medallions with titles, for Lord Althorp, Earl Grey, Lord John Russell and Lord Brougham, beneath spout the crown, lion and pillars representing the Westminster houses, 16cms high¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: restoration to body

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    Lot 93

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  • Lot 94

    Lot 94

    A SWANSEA CAMBRIAN POTTERY JUG WITH MARINE LIFE TRANSFER of ovoid form with scroll handle, printed in red with scenes of seaweed and shells under a similarly printed collar, design after an engraving by Thomas Baxter or James Brindley, circa 1810, 17cms high¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales, similar sold at Sotheby`s Leslie Joseph Collection auction, 1992 (Lot 923), see also Morton Nance `The Pottery & Porcelain of Swansea & Nantgarw`¦Condition Report: hairline from small chip at foot, nibbles to foot

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    Lot 94

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  • Lot 95

    Lot 95

    A GEORGE III SWANSEA POTTERY PEARLWARE DOCUMENTARY PLATE silver shaped with blue edge feathered rim, interior dedicated to `Wm, Lukey 1788` between floral sprays, 23.5cms diam¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales, Dreweatt Neate, Donnington Prior Auction, February 23rd 2005¦Auctioneer`s Note: an abundance of early Swansea pottery was commissioned or sold to Cornish families and there are several records of the unusual surname Lukey in the Breage Parish of South West Cornwall¦Condition Report: extremely minor scrapes to rim, tightly crazed producing minor hairline on back (not visible from front)¦

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    Lot 95

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    £400 - £700

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  • Lot 96

    Lot 96

    A SWANSEA DILLWYN & CO POTTERY BIRD ON PEDESTAL PLATE the scene of exotic bird in a garden surrounded by simple stylised flowers decorated in various enamels within a red line border and chocolate rim, impressed mark, circa 1830, 23cms diam¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales, illustrated in Morton Nance `The Pottery & Porcelain of Swansea & Nantgarw` (Pl. LXXI A)¦Auctioneer`s Note: purported to have been painted by Mrs Eliza Lewis of Mathew Street, Swansea, one of the last female painters at the Dillwyn factory ¦Condition Report: no apparent damage, slight wear and surface scratches only

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    Lot 96

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  • Lot 97

    Lot 97

    A SWANSEA DILLWYN POTTERY COMMEMORATIVE PLATE FOR JAMES TEAR, PRESTON and inscribed `The indefatigable advocate of total abstinence from all intoxicating liquors` beneath a half-portrait of the gentleman within a stylized vine and berry border, impressed mark, 21cms diam ¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales, similar sold at our auction rooms in March 2019¦Auctioneer`s Note: James Tear (1804-1868) Weslyan boot-maker and later missionary, who in 1832 helped form the Preston General Temperance Society¦Condition Report: no apparent problems, centre transfer and enamel border fresh, slight wear, tight crazing and surface scratches only

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    Lot 97

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  • Lot 98

    Lot 98

    A SWANSEA DILLWYN POTTERY PLATE FOR THOMAS THOMAS in a light blue transfer pattern known as `Shells and Flowers` with five detached arrangements within intricate patterned border, inscribed in chocolate-brown THOMAS THOMAS, impressed mark, 26cms diam¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales, pattern illustrated in Morton Nance `The Pottery and Porcelain of Swansea & Nantgarw` (Pl. XVIX A), old label to base suggesting that Thomas Thomas may have been a pupil of William Billingsley¦Condition Report: no apparent problems, old surface marks, lettering clear, transfer not worn

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    Lot 98

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  • Lot 99

    Lot 99

    FOUR PARTS OF SWANSEA DILLWYN & CO DESSERT SERVICE comprising shaped rectangular dish, 25cms x 22cms and three circular plates, 20cms diam, painted in Japanese Imari style decoration in iron enamel, gold and underglaze blue, after a design by Thomas Pardoe, impressed DILLWYN & CO in straight line (1811 - 1817)¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Auctioneer`s Note: service believed to have been originally used by F W Gibbins of Llanwrtyd Wells, painted Dillwyn earthenware from this period is rare, design after Pardoe was used on Swansea porcelain¦Condition Report: no apparent problems other than slight wear and extreme wear to one plate, another plate has prominent surface scratches to centre, nicks to foot of dish, excellent overall

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    Lot 99

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  • Lot 100

    Lot 100

    A RARE SWANSEA CAMBRIAN PEARLWARE VISUAL ILLUSION MUG of cylindrical form with ear-shaped handle, transfer printed in black with silhouettes of George III, Caroline, Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette, formed deceptively from the outlines of an urn supporting the crown, and from the outlines of a pair of entwined serpents, inscribed `A New Puzzle of Portraits Striking Likenefses of the King & Queen of England and the late King & Queen of France`, engraving attributed to Thomas Rothwell, circa 1795, 9.25cms ¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales, illustration 3.9 `Welsh Ceramics in Context II` (Royal Institute of South Wales 2005), please also see `Swansea Commemorative Pottery` by Helen Hallesey for a thorough explanation of the social history behind this image¦Auctioneer`s Note: The Mysterious Urn was copied from a print drawn for the Loyalists of the guillotined Louis XVI and Queen Antoinette (1783). The disguised portraits intending to deceive revolutionaries that they were supporters of the ancien regime. ¦Condition Report: body restored

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    Lot 100

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  • Lot 101

    Lot 101

    A FIVE-PIECE GLAMORGAN POTTERY TOILET WARES SET comprising jug, 25cms high, basin, 34cms diam, small jug, toothbrush jar and cover, soap dish, each in a rarely seen transfer of tessellated floral design in greens and red, feather moulded borders¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: soap-dish chipped and without cover, hairlines in toothbrush container (stable), basin cracked (stable)

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    Lot 101

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  • Lot 102

    Lot 102

    A GLAMORGAN POTTERY COW CREAMER with tail as loop handle, standing on a naturalistic oval base, transfer decorated with arrangements of shells and flowers to both sides of body, base and head, circa 1830, 18cms long¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: restored tail and horns

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    Lot 102

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  • Lot 103

    Lot 103

    A GLAMORGAN POTTERY COW CREAMER with tail as loop handle, standing on a naturalistic oval base, transfer decorated to both sides and base with rural fishing scene, marked `Opaque China` over `BB&I`, circa 1830, 17cms long¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: restored tail, horns and cover

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    Lot 103

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  • Lot 104

    Lot 104

    A SWANSEA CAMBRIAN POTTERY COW CREAMER with tail as loop handle, standing on a moulded oval base, base painted as grass, cow decorated simply in red and blue circa 1830, 18cms long¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: tail, cover and horns restored

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    Lot 104

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  • Lot 105

    Lot 105

    AN YNYSMEUDWY POTTERY `FOUNTAIN` TOILET JUG & BASIN the jug of baluster form with spreading foot, having a moulded twig handle terminating with raised leaves at the body, typical shapely wide moulded rim to match flared bowl, transfer decorated in grey and black with a grand garden featuring fountain and sculpture, with flowers and foliage in over-glazed colour enamels, impressed mark to base YMP, both bases with `Fountain` mark in miniature scene, jug 33cms high, basin 37cms diam¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: crazing and very small nicks, transfer and enamels fresh, slight wear only

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    Lot 105

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  • Lot 106

    Lot 106

    FOUR SWANSEA DILLWYN CHILD`S PLATES each having moulded tulip and rose borders, with transfer interiors comprising (1) titled portrait of `Rev. John Fletcher`, (2) `The Ages of Man Second Childishness` (rare), (3) `Church of St Austell Cornwall` and (4) a `Rural Scenes` with title printed on base, three with impressed Dillwyn mark, one with Evans & Glasson triangular mark (1850-1862), 15.5cms diam¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: no notable damage except on (2) with thumbnail chip under rim

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    Lot 106

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  • Lot 107

    Lot 107

    PAIR OF SWANSEA HAYNES, DILLWYN & CO EARTHENWARE PLATES of notched circular form, painted with a festooned border around a centred sprays of flowers, within a solid blue rim, impressed lozenge mark to bases, 25cms diam¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales, page 87 `The Pottery & Porcelain of Swansea & Nantgarw` (Morton Nance), similar plate but with cottage to the interior sold Sotheby`s Leslie Joseph auction, 1992¦Condition Report: localised tight crazing to both, restored chip and hairline to one, very fine examples¦

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    Lot 107

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  • Lot 108

    Lot 108

    ASSORTED SWANSEA CAMBRIAN BLUE & WHITE TRANSFER POTTERY including a large Swansea Cambrian pottery `Monopteros` platter and `Bridge of Lucano` food-warmer, the platter of notched oval form, blue and white transfer of travellers in a landscape and colonnade beyond, the scene surrounded by exotic fruit-plants and trees, impressed 18, 48.5cms high; the food warmer / chafing dish of circular form with cavity base, spout and twin-handles, transfer with rural landscape featuring drover on bridge, 30cms diam, together with pair of Monopteros plates, a Bridge of Lucano plate, 26cms diam, pair of `Cows Crossing a Stream` plates, three `Castled Gatehouse` plates, and two Chinoiserie plates, all plates 25cms diam (12 items)¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Auctioneer`s Note: the Monopteros transfer is after a 1705 drawing by Thomas Daniell RA (1749 - 184) titled `Remains of an Ancient Building near Firoz Shah`s Cotilla, Delhi` from the book `Oriental Scenery; Twenty Four Views In Hindoostan`. The pattern was also used by Staffordshire potters including Rogers¦Condition Report: platter has a very good dark transfer impression, no apparent problems, this is a very good example of the Monopteros pattern on the larger size platter. The chafing dish has prominent rim chip, other small chips, localised crazing and browning, no notable damage to plates other than small discrete chips and browning / crazing

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    Lot 108

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  • Lot 109

    Lot 109

    A FOUR-PIECE YNYSMEUDWY POTTERY `IVY` TRANSFER CHAMBER SET comprising twig-handled jug, flared basin, chamber-pot and toothbrush holder, transfer in black and grey / blue and grey with opposing depictions of a vase in a garden scene with statue, ivy and floral borders, jug and basin back-stamped `IVY` and Williams, jug 31cms high, basin 37cms diam¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales, each part illustrated in ` Ynysmeudwy and the Williamses`, by Mike Trew (p.99)¦Auctioneer`s Note: the chamber-pot was often referred to as the gusunder (from goes-under the bed)¦Condition Report: basin has repaired chips and hairline, chamber-pot restored at rim, scrapes to base of toothbrush holder and star crack to base, transfer on all elements fresh

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    Lot 109

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  • Lot 110

    Lot 110

    A SWANSEA DILLWYN POTTERY POUCH SHAPED PUZZLE JUG octagonal based, the bellied body of faceted and lobed form, having spurred scroll handle and with three lion-head spouts, in the blue transfer `Oriental Basket` featuring Oriental coastal scene with exotic birds and junks, stamped Oriental Basket within a floral cartouche to the base, circa 1830, 19.5cms high¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales, Morton Nance `The Pottery & Porcelain of Swansea & Nantgarw` (Ill. LXXVII A)¦Condition Report: localised crazing only, transfer not worn, no restoration or damage to spouts, very good example of what is a rare puzzle jug¦

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    Lot 110

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  • Lot 111

    Lot 111

    A GEORGE III SWANSEA PEARLWARE HOT WATER JUG of bellied form over a spreading circular foot, with ear-shaped loop moulded handle with feathered terminals, curved neck, deep blue transfer known as `Boy on a Buffalo` with Oriental landscape, under a fan border, turner`s wheel to base, 22cms high¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales, illustrated `Swansea Pottery Collectors Exhibition 2006` Helen Hallesy (P.9)¦Condition Report: restored chip to spout, no other problems

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    Lot 111

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    £120 - £180

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  • Lot 112

    Lot 112

    PAIR OF RARE SWANSEA CAMBRIAN POTTERY CANDLESTICKS & PLATE circular based of columnar form, in the `Lazuli` transfer with pattern back-stamp to one, 22.5cms high, together with Lazuli plate, 26cms diam.¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales, same mould shown in Morton Nance for Etruscan ware (LXXIV), probably part of a dressing-table set¦Condition Report: differences in transfer colour and crispness of moulding, localised crazing and browning

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    Lot 112

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  • Lot 113

    Lot 113

    A SWANSEA CAMBRIAN MOULDED DOCUMENTARY MUG & SAUCER FOR ELIZABETH BLEE circa 1820, the mug of cylindrical form and having angular handle, the mug`s body embossed with hearts, insects and flowers to a stipple ground within a chocolate border, colourfully enamelled and with large panel to the front inscribed `ELIZ.TH BLEE` with flower sprays above and below matching the interior of the saucer, mug, 9.5cms high, saucer 14cms diam¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales, two similar exhibited at Swansea Museum 2006 inscribed with dedications to Sarah Thomas and Elizabeth Patey¦Auctioneer`s Note: the Blee family name most common in Cornwall¦Condition Report: professional restoration to both

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    Lot 113

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  • Lot 114

    Lot 114

    A SWANSEA GLAMORGAN POTTERY JUG & BOWL SET WITH `SHELL & FLOWERS` TRANSFER the jug of baluster form with ear-shaped handle and wide spout, the footed bowl of flared form, black and grey transfers all round, jug 21cms high, bowl 30.5cms diam¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: localised crazing and light hairline to bowl, no other problems, transfer fresh

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    Lot 114

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  • Lot 115

    Lot 115

    A RARE EARLY SWANSEA COFFEE POT IN THE TRANSFER KNOWN AS `SMARTLY DRESSED SHEPHERD` circular based of bellied form with fluting, moulded ear-shaped handle, bell shaped fluted cover with pointed near-spherical knop, in black transfer, repeated twice on both sides, featuring the dandy shepherd and his dog resting with his flock in a landscape, circa 1800, 28.5cms high¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales, label for Rowland Williams Collection¦Auctioneer`s Note: the fluted coffee-pot from this period is rare, matching bowl at City and County of Swansea Museum, engraving after Thomas Rothwell¦Condition Report: appears to be in excellent condition without apparent restoration or damage other than very small nicks and scuffs

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    Lot 115

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    £300 - £500

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  • Lot 116

    Lot 116

    A SWANSEA CAMBRIAN SHIP PLATE of circular form, transfer in manganese with a single-masted ship in full sail, within a tessellated border, impressed SWANSEA to base, circa 1800, 24.5cms diam¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales, pair sold at Bonhams (9 March 2005), similar exhibited at Swansea Museum 2006¦Condition Report: no apparent problems other than tight crazing, localised staining, super example of a rare ship plate¦

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  • Lot 117

    Lot 117

    A RARE YNYSMEUDWY POTTERY ADVERTISING DINNER PLATE FOR HUZZEY`S in the Alma transfer of trailing Convolvulus flowers, leaves and tendrils, with a centred red transfer heart inscribed in capitals `Huzzey`s Swansea Valley Brewery - Live and Let Live`, stamped Alma to base, 27cms diam¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales, illustrated on Page 77 `Ynysmeudwy and the Williamses` by Mike Trew (2016)¦Auctioneer`s Note: according to London Gazette obituaries, July 12, 1861 `William Huzzey, formerly of Pontardawe, near Swansea, in the county of Glamorgan, Spirit Merchant, and Commission Agent, afterwards of the Swansea Brewery, Llanquek, near Pontardawe aforesaid, Brewer and Malster, Dealer in Hops, Corn Factor, Grocer, and Provision Dealer, then of the Swansea Vale Brewery aforesaid, in partnership with John Huzzey as Brewers and Malsters, trading under the style or firm of W. and John Huzzey, subsequently of the Swansea. Vale Brewery, aforesaid, Brewer, Malster, Corn Factor, and Beer Retailer, at the same time renting the Gellyowen Spa Hotel, in the parish of Llangaffellach, near Pontardawe aforesaid, for the sale of Beer, Porter, and Cider` ¦Condition Report: no apparent restoration or problems other than localised crazing and browning, surface scratches

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  • Lot 118

    Lot 118

    THREE SWANSEA DILLWYN POTTERY MONOCHROME TRANSFER PLATES comprising `Women with Baskets`, c.1824-1830, 25cms diam, ship-plate with naval objects in foreground, 22cms diam and another uncommon transfer example with flowers over a vine leaf background within ribbon border, 1824-1830, 25.5cms diam, each plate impressed mark for Dillwyn in horseshoe¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales, vine leaf transfer illustrated in Morton Nance `The Pottery & Porcelain of Swansea & Nantgarw`, (Pl. LXII-A)¦Condition Report: without damage or restoration, localised crazing and browning only

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  • Lot 119

    Lot 119

    TWO UNCOMMON SWANSEA DILLWYN PLATES WITH MONOCHROME TRANSFERS comprising `Oriental Basket` featuring a basket of flowers on an ornate standard being quarrelled over by two exotic birds, the background of Oriental coastal landscape with architecture and European sailing ship, within a solid line border, transfer named on crest to base, impressed Dillwyn horseshoe and inscribed in black `Elizabeth Rees St Ives Swansea 1837`, 26.5cms diam, together with a `Swiss Villa` plate, showing an Alpine chalet next to a lake scene, impress marked Dillwyn and Co. Swansea, 25cms diam¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Auctioneer`s Note: records show an Elizabeth Rees nee Renoden who was born in St Ives and lived later in Swansea, born around 1802¦Condition Report: no apparent problems to either other than surface scratches, localised browning in glaze

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  • Lot 120

    Lot 120

    TWO SWANSEA CAMBRIAN PLATES being a dessert plate transfer decorated with shells in sepia within ochre rim, circa 1805, 20.5cms diam and a Dillwyn & Co notched plate decorated with a pagoda in underglaze blue, 22.5cms diam¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales, both illustrated in Morton Nance `Pottery & Porcelain of Swansea & Nantgarw (Pl. XLV - E and XI - A)¦Condition Report: no apparent problems, both very good examples

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  • Lot 121

    Lot 121

    A GROUP OF GEORGE III LONGBRIDGE (OR WILLOW) TRANSFER WARE comprising (1) platter, (2 & 3) pair of small plates, (4) coffee-pot and (5) mug. The deep platter of notched form, impressed SWANSEA to base, 46cms long, pair of notched plates, impressed SWANSEA, 18cms diam, coffee pot of bellied form over circular foot with ear shaped loop handle and dome cover with teardrop knop, brown line rim to handle and spout, 24cms high, together with a cylindrical cider mug with ear-shaped handle, 12cms high both items decorated in two versions of the Longbridge transfer, the mug with two large figures on the river bank with fishing nets (5 items)¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Auctioneer`s Note: mug purchased as believed Cambrian but our cautious attribution would be Leeds pottery or perhaps Staffordshire¦Condition Report: no problems with platter, small underside chip to one plate, localised crazing and browning to same plate, no problems with mug except crazing on handle, coffee pot has small chip to inside of foot and nick to rim of cover, small blemish on brown rim of cover probably occurred during firing¦

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  • Lot 122

    Lot 122

    TWELVE 19TH CENTURY SWANSEA POTTERY MUGS including two `frog mugs` with climbing yellow glazed frogs to the interior, a souvenir mug `A Present from Plymouth` larger `Drover` transfer mug, 9.75cms high ETC (12 x items)¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: overall good condition, Gaudy example (one of a pair) has repaired handle, hairline to waisted mug, usual nicks and crazing one some, detailed condition report not available, viewing recommended

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  • Lot 123

    Lot 123

    SEVEN VARIOUS EARLY 19TH CENTURY SWANSEA POTTERY PART-SETS comprising (1) Wedgwood-style creamware plate with enamelled grape vine border, 24cms diam (2) a green glaze dessert service plate having embossed leaf decoration to a dotted ground, 21cms diam, (3,4 & 5) two circular plates (one of orange mottled ground the other blue), 20cms diam and similar marquise shaped dish from a luncheon set, 28cms long, (6) an iron ground floral enamelled plate, 20.5cms diam, and (7) creamware soup-plate with sepia decoration of trailing flowers to border and centred lion crest, all items impressed SWANSEA except (6) impressed DILLWYN & CO in straight-line (7 x items)¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: no apparent damage to any item, decoration loss and localised crazing commensurate with age, viewing recommended

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  • Lot 124

    Lot 124

    FOUR ITEMS OF SWANSEA POTTERY WITH `LADIES OF LLANGOLLEN` TRANSFER comprising platter, stamped BB&I, 39.5cms long, a small twin-handled tureen and cover, 16.5cms and a pair of lobed circular plates, 25.5cms diam, all in blue and white transfer depicting a landscape with the two ladies in riding habits on horseback conversing with a farmhand with scythe¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Auctioneer`s Note: one of the most famous Swansea pottery transfers and one of the most famous images from Wales. The Ladies of Llangollen were Lady Eleanor Butler and Hon. Sara Ponsonby who in 1776 turned their back on traditional Irish society to set up home together in Vale of Llangollen¦Condition Report: tureen has hairline in body and repairs of rim of cover, repaired rim of one plate, no problems with platter, the other with localised brown crazing

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    Lot 124

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