Wales


Gareth Edwards Barbarians shirt vs New Zealand in 1973

‘What a score’: Gareth Edwards ‘greatest ever try’ Barbarians jersey to be offered at auction

31 January 2023

Welsh auction house Rogers Jones has been instructed to sell the rugby jersey collection of Sir Gareth Edwards.

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Albany Gallery stages exhibition of works from artist Josef Herman's estate

23 January 2023

The pen and wash drawing of three men and a barrel by Josef Herman (1911-2000) shown above is on offer at Albany Gallery’s upcoming exhibition for £500.

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Derwen event re-establishes roots at Welsh glasshouse venue

16 January 2023

Back among the ferns in the Norman Foster glasshouse at the National Botanic Garden of Wales on Saturday and Sunday, January 28-29, will be 40 dealers including Richard Bebb who specialises in Welsh art.

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Ceri Richards shows his personal side

02 January 2023

Despite a few surprises among the lots at Rogers Jones’ (24% buyer’s premium) third and final Welsh Sale of 2022, the solid performance of at least one of the leading pictures was probably more expected.

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Welsh antiques wonderland

19 December 2022

Suggestions on centres to visit, from Cardiff and Pembrokeshire up to Denbighshire

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Olympic Games collection comes up in Cardiff saleroom

19 December 2022

Anthemion (20% buyer’s premium) in Cardiff offered an extensive selection of Olympic Games memorabilia at auction.

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Obituary: David Rogers Jones (1942-2022)

19 December 2022

From Ben Rogers Jones of Welsh auction house Rogers Jones & Co

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The web shop window: late 19th century Welsh quilt

19 December 2022

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

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Tiffany gift came with true royal approval

12 December 2022

Engraving on Tiffany pepperette reveals the provenance as a princely present in 1879

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Record price for a Horace Elliot pot in Cardiff auction

05 December 2022

A pottery has stood in the Welsh village of Ewenny for five centuries but, with a few exceptions, the collecting market does tend to focus on the decorative slipwares produced under the influence of the Arts & Crafts movement.

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Augustus John exhibition follows sister Gwen's at Cardiff gallery

14 November 2022

Welsh gallery holds exhibition on the Welsh artist hot on the heels of a show about his sister

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Tiffany presented with royal approval

14 November 2022

This Tiffany Aesthetic movement silver-gilt pepperette is engraved with the presentation inscription Given by TRH Prince & Princess of Wales, Xmas 1879.

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Victoria many times over

31 October 2022

Taking place in Carmarthen at the United Counties Showground on Sunday, November 13, is the antiques and fleamarket which was run for many years by dealers Robert and Carol Pugh but is now organised by the showground itself.

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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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