The Welsh Sale

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

Viewing: by pre arranged appointment only - please email cardiffinfo@rogersjones.co.uk  or phone 02920 708125
NO BIDDING IN THE ROOM
- Online bidding available via the-saleroom.com
- Telephone Bids (submitted by 1pm Friday 4 December)
- Commission Bids (submitted by 4pm Friday 4 December)
- Buyer's Premium 22%+Vat
- Droit de Suite paid by us
PLEASE NOTE: office phones will not be answered on auction day, please email cardiffinfo@rogersjones.co.uk if you have an urgent query on auction day

Click here for our Digital Click-Thru Welsh Sale Catalogue

  • Lot 50

    Lot 50

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN PLATE WITH LIME GREEN RESERVE BORDER painted with sprays of flowers and scattered sprigs within a solid gilt rim, the centre with gold motif within a gold scroll and solid border, 21cms diam¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: no apparent problems, wear to gilding and slight enamel loss, light surface scratches

    View lot

    Lot 50

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Register/log in to bid

  • Lot 51

    Lot 51

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN PART TEA SERVICE, glassy porcelain, comprising circular dish, 21cms diam, teacup and saucer, each with stylised urns, flora and foliage in green enamel and gilding, the interior with scattered sprigs, all within a solid gilt rim, Swansea script marks¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: no apparent problems other than slight wear

    View lot

    Lot 51

    Guide price
    £150 - £200

    Register/log in to bid

  • Lot 52

    Lot 52

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN PART TEA SERVICE comprising breakfast cup and saucer with circular plate, 21cms diam, painted with Pattern No. 297 of poppy-seed heads and gilded leaves on a beige ground, Swansea script mark to each base¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: undamaged, wear to gilding, light surface scratches

    View lot

    Lot 52

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Register/log in to bid

  • Lot 53

    Lot 53

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN MUFFIN DISH & COVER of circular form with flared rim in the Kingfisher pattern, printed in outline and painted in a palette of bright blue, pink and brown with the birds perched in branches, the cover with acanthus leaf moulding and pineapple finial, Swansea script mark to base, base 22cms diam ¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: no apparent problems other than wear and tiny nick to foot of dish

    View lot

    Lot 53

    Guide price
    £250 - £350

    Register/log in to bid

  • Lot 54

    Lot 54

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN PART TEA SERVICE WITH BASKET WEAVE MOULDING comprising breakfast cup with inner spur to the handle, 10cms diam, saucer and rounded rectangular teapot stand, all with isolated gilt floral sprays, Swansea script marks ¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: no apparent problems, slight wear to gilding, mainly at rim

    View lot

    Lot 54

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Register/log in to bid

  • Lot 55

    Lot 55

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN TRIO painted with circling anemone to a gold band reserve, the interior with open pink roses, stencilled SWANSEA mark to base¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: undamaged but with extensive wear to decoration of saucer and interior of breakfast cup

    View lot

    Lot 55

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Register/log in to bid

  • Lot 56

    Lot 56

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN TRIO attributed to William Billingsley, painted with pink rose sprigs resting on dark green and gold classical urns, with scattered rose sprigs and morning glory, within solid gilt borders, stencilled SWANSEA to base of each, saucer 14.3cms diam ¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Auctioneer`s Note: pattern more usual on Nantgarw porcelain and is known as the `Prince Regent` service¦Condition Report: no apparent problems, enamels very fresh, slight wear to gilding such as in detail of urns, lovely example

    View lot

    Lot 56

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Register/log in to bid

  • Lot 57

    Lot 57

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN CHINOISERIE MANDARIN CUP & SAUCER the cup with ring and scroll handle, colourfully decorated in a village scene with five figures including a seated Mandarin and with European style houses in background, the border with gilt scrolled reserves of iron-red landscapes alternating with panels of colourful perched birds, Pattern No. 164¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: no apparent problems, gilding and enamels very fresh, lovely example¦

    View lot

    Lot 57

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Register/log in to bid

  • Lot 58

    Lot 58

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN CUP & SAUCER the cup with ear-shaped loop handle, locally decorated with flowers in sprigs and posies, within an elaborate gilding border with trailing green flowers¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: no apparent problems, other than light surface scratches and slight wear to gilding especially on handle

    View lot

    Lot 58

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Register/log in to bid

  • Lot 59

    Lot 59

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN JAPAN PATTERN TRIO the two cups with curvaceous ogee handles, decorated with a wide border of alternating iron red and gilt peonies on a white ground with intricate foliage, worn stencilled SWANSEA mark to base of cup¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: no apparent problems, adhesive label has been attached and removed from one of the outside of the cups and has removed gilding, otherwise light surface scratches but gilding elsewhere in very good order, lovely example

    View lot

    Lot 59

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Register/log in to bid

  • Lot 60

    Lot 60

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN TRIO the cups with curvaceous ogee handles and decorated with Pattern No. 251 with circle of shaded green leaves and gilt pendant foliage and berries, centred gilt motifs, stencilled SWANSEA marks¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: no apparent problems, wear to gilding particularly to motifs

    View lot

    Lot 60

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Register/log in to bid

  • Lot 61

    Lot 61

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN JAPAN CUP & SAUCER Pattern No.219 the cup with curvaceous ogee handle, decorated with apricot ground reserves of flowers within dark blue underglaze, featuring iron red stylised chrysanthemum heads and gilt foliage, centred with a stylised garden scene with prominent cactus-like flower, stencilled SWANSEA to base¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: no apparent problems, slight wear to gilding at rim but a very good fresh example¦

    View lot

    Lot 61

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Register/log in to bid

  • Lot 62

    Lot 62

    A SWANSEA CUP & SAUCER the cup with curvaceous ogee handle, decorated in the Kingfisher pattern, printed in outline and painted in a palette of bright blue, pink and brown with the birds perched in branches, stencilled SWANSEA to base¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: very tiny nicks to foot only, very slight wear to gilding, enamel fresh, very good example

    View lot

    Lot 62

    Guide price
    £150 - £200

    Register/log in to bid

  • Lot 63

    Lot 63

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN COFFEE CUP & SAUCER London shape cup with thick curvaceous ogee handle, decoration attributed to William Pollard having a flower posy and sprigs to interior of cup and flowers studies with strawberries to saucer, borders in elaborate gilt scroll decoration with series of floral pendants¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: no apparent problems other than fine faint crazing to body of cup, slight gilding loss, enamels fresh especially with saucer, lovely example

    View lot

    Lot 63

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Register/log in to bid

  • Lot 64

    Lot 64

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN CUP & SAUCER WITH VIVIAN FAMILY PROVENANCE the cup with scroll and loop handle, painted with colourful scattered flowers within finely lined gilt border, old label to base `Swansea cup + saucer - given to HVH by DCV + IAV` ¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales, see label detailed above, HVH believed to be Henry Hussey Vivian (1821 - 94), Welsh industrialist and later Lord Swansea¦Condition Report: no apparent problems other than wear to gilding, notably on saucer

    View lot

    Lot 64

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Register/log in to bid

  • Lot 65

    Lot 65

    A RARE SWANSEA PORCELAIN IN GLASSY PASTE BY WILLIAM BILLINGSLEY cup with scroll and loop handle and spur terminal, both elements decorated by William Billingsley with a vignette of standing countryman in landscape within solid gilt-line border¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: no apparent problems, wear to decoration particularly the saucer, gilding loss to handle but elsewhere is slight

    View lot

    Lot 65

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Register/log in to bid

  • Lot 66

    Lot 66

    PROBABLY ENGLISH PORCELAIN COFFEE CUP & SAUCER circa 1810, bat printed with shells on seaweed in puce-brown, gilt rims, stencilled SWANSEA to base in large font¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales, similar sold as Lot 663 in The Sir Leslie Joseph Collection auction 1992 (Sotheby`s), catalogued as English, label attached purporting to be `rare Swansea experimental soaprock`¦Condition Report: no problems other than slight wear

    View lot

    Lot 66

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Register/log in to bid

  • Lot 67

    Lot 67

    A GROUP OF THREE WELSH PORCELAINS comprising Nantgarw rounded plate, decorated with sprays of flowers, impressed mark (extensively restored), attributed to Swansea transfer printed porcelain sucrier and cover having unusual moulded handles and nipple finial (unmarked), Swansea porcelain teapot stand (extensively restored) (3)¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: see above, sucrier undamaged

    View lot

    Lot 67

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Register/log in to bid

  • Lot 68

    Lot 68

    A SWANSEA PORCELAIN SUCRIER & COVER circular and of fluted form with elevated loop handles and finial, stencilled SWANSEA to base and cover; together with a SWANSEA porcelain saucer, decorated with flowers and leaves including daffodils, stencilled SWANSEA to base, 10cms diam (2)¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: nick to rim of cover, possible repair to saucer, wear

    View lot

    Lot 68

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Register/log in to bid

  • Lot 69

    Lot 69

    A GROUP OF SWANSEA PORCELAIN TEAWARES comprising gilt decorated trio, fluted gilded cup and rose and gilt decorated cream jug¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: extensive wear to gilding of jug, wear to trio, cup restored (3)

    View lot

    Lot 69

    Guide price
    £70 - £120

    Register/log in to bid

  • Lot 70

    Lot 70

    THREE SWANSEA PORCELAIN ITEMS PRINTED WITH ELEPHANT ROCK PATTERN comprising lobed square dish, 23.5cms, two circular plates, 20.5cms diam¦Provenance: deceased estate west Wales¦Condition Report: two 3cm hairlines to edge of one plate, other plate with hairline from edge to foot, stable, wear to gilding, especially at rim

    View lot

    Lot 70

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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

    View lot

    Lot 75

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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

    View lot

    Lot 76

    Guide price
    £500 - £1000

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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

    View lot

    Lot 77

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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

    View lot

    Lot 78

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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

    View lot

    Lot 79

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Register/log in to bid

  • Lot 80

    Lot 80

    A SWANSEA CAMBRIAN POTTERY TRANSFER JUG IN THE SWISS VILLA PATTERN with dedication to CATHARINE PEARCE St. AGNESS 1933, 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

    View lot

    Lot 80

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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

    View lot

    Lot 81

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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

    View lot

    Lot 82

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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

    View lot

    Lot 83

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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

    View lot

    Lot 84

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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

    View lot

    Lot 85

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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

    View lot

    Lot 86

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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

    View lot

    Lot 87

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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

    View lot

    Lot 88

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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¦

    View lot

    Lot 89

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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

    View lot

    Lot 90

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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

    View lot

    Lot 91

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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

    View lot

    Lot 92

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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

    View lot

    Lot 93

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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

    View lot

    Lot 94

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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)¦

    View lot

    Lot 95

    Guide price
    £400 - £700

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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

    View lot

    Lot 96

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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

    View lot

    Lot 97

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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

    View lot

    Lot 98

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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

    View lot

    Lot 99

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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

    View lot

    Lot 100

    Guide price
    £200 - £400

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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)

    View lot

    Lot 101

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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

    View lot

    Lot 102

    Guide price
    £100 - £130

    Register/log in to bid

  • 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

    View lot

    Lot 103

    Guide price
    £100 - £130

    Register/log in to bid