Tamlyns Auction - Page 1

Fifty-Six lots relating to Nannau were auctioned at Tamlyn & Son of Bridgwater, Somerset on December 9th 2008. The sale totalled £136,000.

  • Lot 1 - 2008 Auction by Tamlyns

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    Lot 1

    Williames - Vaughan of Ystumcolwyn - A stained glass armorial shield; motto; Asgre . Lan . diogel . ei . Pherchen; arms; quarterly of eight; some panels cracked but without loss, 30.5 inches x 21 inches overall.

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    Lot 2

    Williams - Vaughan of Ystumcolwyn - A George III gold table seal, the bloodstone intaglio depicting an armorial shield of arms, quarterly of eight, motto ASGRE LAN DIOGEL EI PHERCHEN, the handle, a carved lapis lazuli figure of a poodle, sitting, paws in the air begging, the eyes set with rose-diamonds, the seal, 0.875 inches x 0.75 inches, the poodle, 1.75 inches high, overall height 2 inches.

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    Lot 3

    Ceubren yr Ellyll - A silver mounted oak cup, inscribed “Ceubren yr Ellyll a Syrthiodd i Lawr yr 28 ain O Orphenaf 1813” (the Hollow Tree of the Demon which fell on the 28th of July 1813), bearing two circular silver shields, one engraved with an image of the oak tree, the other, the arms of Williames - Vaughan, motto “ASGRE LAN DIOGEL EI PHERCHEN” (A Pure Conscience is a Safeguard to it’s Possessor), hallmarked London 1816, maker’s mark T.P, I.P, within a shaped cartouche, probably for Thomas & James Phipps II, slight body crack due to shrinkage, 12.5 inches high, 6.75 inches diameter.

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    Lot 4

    Ceubren yr Ellyll - A silver mounted oak table seal with turned baluster stem, the silver intaglio, Ceubren yr Ellyll 1813 (The Hollow Tree of The Demon), hallmarked London 1817, maker’s mark T.P, I.P, within a shaped cartouche, probably for Thomas & James Phipps II, the seal 0.75 inches diameter, overall height 3.5 inches.

  • Lot 5 - 2008 Auction by Tamlyns

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    Lot 5

    Ceubren yr Ellyll - A Regency gold fob seal with scroll mount, the carnelian intaglio, Ceubren yr Ellyll (The Hollow Tree of The Demon), the seal 0.75 inches x 0.875 inches, overall height 1.25 inches.

  • Lot 6 - 2008 Auction by Tamlyns

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    Lot 6

    An Elizabethan bronze measure decorated in relief with the Royal Arms of Elizabeth I and the date 1601, single square baluster lug handle, bearing the scratched initials, G S and I S, 5.125 inches high, 5.25 inches diameter.

    The initials, indicate the line of descent from Janet Salesbury of Rhûg, to Sir Robert Williames Vaughan of Hengwrt, Nannau and Rhûg, (1803-1859) 3rd Baronet. Nannau Schedule of Contents 1958, No.129, described as an “Iron Tankard. 1601, and Royal Arms of Elizabeth I.”

  • Lot 7 - 2008 Auction by Tamlyns

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    Lot 7

    Manuscript book of Cookery & Medicinal Receipts, 17th and 18th Century Numerous receipts, on 82-pages narrow folio, including “the Corsygedol way to pickle mushrooms,” “to make Ringgo Ale,” “Carmarthen Shrub,” “to make Marmalett of Quinch,” “a Plaster for the Worms Lady Bagett,” “to make Snaill Water,” etc.

  • Lot 8 - 2008 Auction by Tamlyns

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    Lot 8

    An 18th century bronze mortar, decorated in relief with the initials WRM, the reverse, with the date 1730. 9 inches diameter, 7.5 inches high. The initials are those of Robert Williames of Erbistock, brother of Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, and his wife Meriel Williames of Ystumcolwyn, County Montgomery, and Meillionydd, County Caernarvon, the maternal grandmother of Ann Williames (1731-1791), wife of 1st Baronet Sir Robert Howell Vaughan (1723-1791), and sole heiress to these estates.

  • Lot 9 - 2008 Auction by Tamlyns

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    Lot 9

    An early 19th century Napoleonic French prisoner-of-war bone and baleen scale model of a 124-gun First Rate ship of the line, with planked and pinned hull and decks, turned brass guns, finely carved quarter and stern galleries, the figurehead a standing figure of Mars.

    The fittings include capstan, water barrels, companionways, gratings, three longboats, two bone and brass anchors and with carved balustrade, retaining contemporary painted decoration, on original bone and pine base with shaped border, minor damages and old repairs, the model 18.75 inches x 5 inches, 13.25 inches high, the later mahogany case 24 inches x 9 inches, 18.5 inches high.

  • Lot 10 - 2008 Auction by Tamlyns

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    Lot 10

    Nannau House Warming Party, 1st January 1797. A set of four cut glass tumblers with fluted decoration, engraved in capitals NANNAU FIRST DAY OF JANUARY 1797, inscribed with the names of R. Williames VAUGHAN (2nd Baronet) and his two brothers, E. Williames (Vaughan) SALESBURY, and G. Howel VAUGHAN, together with nine others, Ed OWEN, Evn HERBERT, Rob ROBERTS,Wm ANWYL, Joh LLOYD, Els EVANS, Rob OWEN,Wm LLOYD and Rob JONES, 3.25 inches high.