An early 19th Century rosewood four-glass mantle clock, the silvered dial with engraved spandrels, the twin fusée movement striking on a bell, 10.5 inches (26.5cm) high x 8.07 inches (20.5cm) wide.
Vaughan genealogical scroll in mahogany roller, 19th Century, together with an estate plan Doluwcheogryd belonging to Sir Robert Williames Vaughan Baronet, 1837, and two Vaughan armorials illuminated in gold and colours on vellum (4).
A brass lockplate inscribed Sir Robert Williames Vaughan, Nannau, used by his son while at Balliol College, Oxford, 4.9 inches (12.5cm) wide; together with engraved copper bookplates, etc., brass and green onyx Vaughan table seal, various steel matrices, Vaughan, Salisbury and Williames family bookplate labels, and other artefacts, contained in a 19th Century carved pine box with brass carry handles. Nannau Schedule of Contents 1958 (No.62 - The brass lockplate).
Sir Robert Williames Vaughan (1768-1843); a Wedgwood creamware dessert dish of shaped oval form with brown line rim, raised on pedestal foot, bearing his crest, 11 inches (28cm) wide, circa late-18th Century / early-19th Century.
An early 19th Century mahogany folding firescreen, enclosing four naive oil paintings on canvas, one side with landscapes depicting ”old Nannau” (1694) and ”old Rûg”, the other side with two bridges on the Nannau estate built by Sir Robert Williames Vaughan (2nd Baronet), dated 1833, one bridge bearing the Vaughan crest of lion rampant, the canvas panels 23.5 inches x 19.5 inches (59.5cm x 49.5cm), the firescreen overall 45 inches (114cm) high. Nannau Schedule of Contents 1958 (No.102).
A 19th Century European ivory chess set, red and white, with baluster stems and ring turned bases, slight damage and with minor losses, two red and two white pawns missing, King 4.13 inches (10.5cm) high.
A 19th Century painted pine deed box, with original decoration, inscribed O.S. Wynne, Esq., Peniarth, Towyn, 20 inches (51cm) wide.
A group of seven Chinese carved ivory figures of horses, one with damage to one ear, circa late-19th Century / early-20th Century.
Sir Robert Vaughan K.B.E. (1886-1941); a commemorative transfer printed pottery teapot, together with seven similarly decorated mugs, relating to his coming of age, inscribed ”Robert Vaughan, Nannau, September 18th 1887” and bearing the Vaughan crest and motto, ”Asgre Lan Diogel El Pherghen”, some damage and crazing.
A porcelain trio, comprising tea cup, moustache cup and saucer, commemorating the marriage of Mrs Ellinnor C. Enthoven, née Vaughan, and Colonel Percy H. Enthoven, inscribed in Welsh ”Rhodd i Priodwyd yn Llanfachreth Hydref 1912” (3).
A silver mounted bamboo walking stick, with stag’s horn grip, enclosing an equestrian brass and boxwood rule to measure 17 hands, inscribed ”J.V., October 22nd 1913”, hallmarked London 1913, the lower shaft bound, 37.5 inches (95cm) long; together with a riot stick in leather scabbard, inscribed ”Presented to Major General John Vaughan by the Inspector Sergeants and Constables of the Special Mounted Constabulary May 1926”, 37 inches (94cm) long (2).
Pig-sticking; comprising a bamboo spear, inscribed ”Kadir Cup 1907, won by Major J. Vaughan D.S.O., 10th Hussars on his ch.aus.g. Vedette”, 96 inches (244cm) long; his pony’s hoof inkwell inscribed ”Vedette 1904-1910”; four silver-mounted boars tusk trophies modelled as menu holders, two inscribed ”Kadir Cup 1907”, 6 inches (15cm) - 7.5 inches (19cm) high; and two photographs, one showing the final heat, the other with winner on his pony, the latter 11.5 inches x 14.25 inches (28.5cm x 36cm) (8). Nannau Schedule of Contents 1958 (Nos. 140 and 141).