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Top-sellers in Welsh auction are both by painters who died young

03 October 2022

Modern British art assembled over a lifetime by a Monmouthshire-based collector generated some decent competition in a timed online auction at Rogers Jones & Co (24% buyer’s premium).

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Portrait by an islander who ended up becoming isolated

03 October 2022

This portrait by Brenda Chamberlain (1912-71) will be offered in the sale of Welsh Art at Rogers Jones in Cardiff on November 19.

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Fine Welsh porcelain consigned by Joseph family

29 August 2022

A recent Welsh Sale, conducted by Rogers Jones (24/15% buyer’s premium) in Cardiff included a consignment of Swansea and Nantgarw that came by descent from the preeminent Welsh porcelain collector Sir Leslie Joseph.

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Specialist Welsh sale on the rise partly due to more consignments from further afield

08 August 2022

Ben Rogers Jones was a happy man after the latest Welsh Sale at Rogers Jones (24/15% buyer’s premium) in Cardiff.

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Second-highest Sir Kyffin at auction

08 August 2022

Works by Sir Kyffin Williams (1918-2006) generated a combined £221,640 at Rogers Jones’ latest Welsh Sale.

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JK Rowling’s story that became Inventive and Action Packed

08 August 2022

Offering a copy of the second of JK Rowling’s famous tales to be published, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets of 1998, a lot that featured in a July 16 sale held by Rogers Jones (24% buyer’s premium) was certainly an unusual one.

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The time is right for Gwen John

06 June 2022

Welsh dealer holding an exhibition on the artist says he has constant requests for her work

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Flea visitors find warm welcome at Carmarthen Showground

16 May 2022

Crowds descend on first event under new ownership in Welsh town

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The appeal of art close to the heart

04 April 2022

Although an artist may not have wide recognition, strong local links can compensate

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Welsh fleamarket reborn under new owner

07 March 2022

Society announces Carmarthen event dates and stall and entry prices to be held at 2019 level.

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Edna the hen flies high resurrected in falcon form

07 March 2022

Some people like to call their antiques businesses by names that are personal to them and which have a strong family connection, such as Noble Salvages in Swadlincote and Peggy McCools in Warrington.

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Pughs step down from Carmarthen but the popular event will continue

14 February 2022

Organisers put control into fresh hands after nearly 30 years of organising the fleamarket

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Rocking horses: the mane attraction

31 January 2022

Two of the main manufacturers of rocking horses – and competitors – featured in two salerooms recently.

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Ludlow fair is fully booked

11 October 2021

Two Cs Fairs is fully booked indoors at Ludlow Racecourse on Saturday and Sunday, October 23-24.

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Continuity for October

20 September 2021

Next month’s dates for the antiques, home and vintage shows run by Continuity Fairs have been confirmed.

Portrait de Monsieur Jules Dejouy

Édouard Manet portrait in Welsh museum gets funding for restoration from TEFAF grant

28 August 2021

The National Museum Wales has received a €20,000 (£17,130) grant to restore an Édouard Manet (1832-83) picture.

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Wassail bowl sets record for Ewenny slipware as Sir Kyffin hits new high at Welsh auction

09 August 2021

The latest Welsh sale at Rogers Jones in Cardiff – topped by a record price for a Sir Kyffin Williams picture – included this remarkable early 19th century Ewenny pottery slipware wassail bowl and cover.

‘Ynys Mon’ by Sir Kyffin Williams

Record for Kyffin Williams as buyer’s childhood memories of Anglesey village prompt £62,000 bid at Rogers Jones auction

29 July 2021

Welsh auction house Rogers Jones has broken its own record for a work by Sir Kyffin Williams (1918-2006).

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Staycations are boosting local antiques centres

26 July 2021

Uncertainty still affects fairs but antiques centres are benefiting from extra visitors

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Ewenny pottery slipware wassail bowl offered at Rogers Jones

21 June 2021

The Welsh sale at Rogers Jones in Cardiff on July 24 includes this rare Ewenny pottery slipware wassail bowl and cover, estimated at £3000-5000.

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