Silver mounted horns and hoofs of the white ox

Tamlyns 2008 Auction – Lot 055

The White Ox Candelabra The horns and hoofs mounted in silver, raised on pollard-oak rectangular plinth, the horns detachable for use as drinking vessels, each bearing a circular silver shield, one...
Tamlyns Lot 054

Tamlyns 2008 Auction – Lot 054

A set of four silver mounted oak cups modelled in the form of acorns, each engraved with a toast, in Welsh, and inscribed R.W.V. 25th June 1824, bearing two circular silver...
Derwen Ceubren yr Ellyll -1889 Engraving

Ceubren Yr Ellyll – 1889 Engraving

Derwen Ceubren yr Ellyll -1889 Engraving
Derwen Ceubren yr Ellyll Print from the 1813 Sketch by Sir Richard Colt Hoare

Derwen Ceubren yr Ellyll Print from a Sketch by Sir Richard Colt Hoare

Within the trunk of this venerable oak (according to Welch tradition) the body of Howel Sele, a powerful chieftain, residing at Nannau in Merionethshire, was immured, by order of his rival...
The Nannau Oak - Watercolour by Sir Richard Colt Hoare © National Trust / David Cousins.

The Nannau Oak – Watercolour by Sir Richard Colt Hoare

The Nannau Oak (Derwen Ceubren yr Ellyll) Watercolour by Sir Richard Colt Hoare, 2nd Bart. (1758-1838). Watercolour on paper. © National Trust / David Cousins.
Derwen Ceubren yr Ellyll - 1813 Engraving by John Parry

Ceubren Yr Ellyll – 1813 Engraving by John Parry

“I mark’d a broad and blasted Oak, Search’d by the lightning’s livid glare, Hollow its stem from branch to root, And all its shrivell’d arms were bare.” Ceubren Yr Ellyll or The Spirits Blasted Tree...
The Nannau Oak - Watercolour by Sir Richard Colt Hoare © National Trust / David Cousins.

Derwen Ceubren yr Ellyll by Thomas Pennant

A description by the historian Thomas Pennant (1726-1798): Howel Sele, of Nannau, in Merionethshire, first cousin to Owen, was an adherent of the House of Lancaster. Owen and his chieftain had been...
Derwen Ceubren yr Ellyll Engraving - John Parry

Depictions of Derwen Ceubren yr Ellyll

Within the trunk of this venerable oak (according to Welch tradition) the body of Howel Sele, a powerful chieftain, residing at Nannau in Merionethshire, was immured, by order of his rival...

Derwen Ceubren yr Ellyll

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