Rogers Jones

Rogers Jones is an auction house in Colwyn Bay, North Wales. They were founded by David and Margaret Rogers Jones in 1992.

They hold quarterly Welsh sales, offering paintings, porcelain and antiques from the Principality, and more general auctions offering works of art, vintage and clearance items. They also stage other specialist sales in areas such as sporting memorabilia, medals and military antiques, and jewellery, coins and watches. 

They established a second saleroom in Cardiff in 2013.


Gregynog Hall

Rogers Jones expands to mid-Wales with sales at Gregynog Hall

18 June 2024

Welsh auction house Rogers Jones is launching sales at Gregynog Hall in Powys. It will also open a new regional office for mid-Wales and the border regions at the venue.

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Library emerges as big buyer at dedicated Welsh art auction

17 June 2024

Institution based in Aberystwyth purchases five post-war works at regular dedicated Welsh auction

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Why it’s time for llongyfarchiadau

18 December 2023

Auctioneer congratulates ex-pat bidder in Welsh as she buys a Kyffin Williams for the first time

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The wheel deal: Zinkeisen’s unchained melody

06 November 2023

Scenes of parks were a favourite topic of artist Doris Clare Zinkeisen (1897-1991) although most of those produced show figures or horses and carriages.

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Take a tour to the Lakes and Devon

02 October 2023

Travel journals that appeared at auction date from a time when British leisure travel was in its infancy

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Welsh Williams, but not just Sir Kyffin for once

25 September 2023

Regular followers of the modern Welsh art market will know that strong competition at Rogers Jones’ (24% buyer’s premium) specialist Welsh sales normally comes for an artist called Williams.

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Exceptional slice of dessert on offer with tasty Ewenny

15 May 2023

The Welsh Sale held by Rogers Jones (24/15% buyer’s premium) in Cardiff on April 1 included an exceptional Swansea porcelain dessert plate.

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Pick of the week: Poor Taff morphed into symbol of pride

10 April 2023

Before the familiar image of a lady in tall black hat and shawl took hold, the stereotype of Welsh identity was Shon-Ap-Morgan or Poor Taff.

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Alluring advertising plaque looks good at £2100

27 March 2023

This polychrome advertising plaque features a portrait of Ninon de L’Enclos, a notorious courtesan who scandalised France by numerous affairs with prominent statesmen and church notables.

Gareth Edwards Barbarians shirt vs New Zealand in 1973

Auction record for any rugby shirt as Sir Gareth Edwards’ Barbarians jersey takes £240,000

25 February 2023

The rugby jersey worn by Sir Gareth Edwards when he scored what is generally considered the game’s greatest ever try set an auction record when it was knocked down at £240,000 today.

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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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.

David Rogers Jones

Auctioneer David Rogers Jones dies aged 80

19 December 2022

We regret to announce the death of David Rogers Jones (1942-2022), the co-founder of Welsh auction house Rogers Jones & Co. He was 80 years old.

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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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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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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.

Darren Bennett

New faces and locations across auction houses and galleries

25 October 2022

The latest appointments and openings across the art and antiques sector.

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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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