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07/05/2021    

7 Things You Should Know About Silver Hallmarks

Here specialist Maryanne Lineker-Mobberley shares her knowledge of silver hallmarks and why they are so important when valuing a piece of silver.


 
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23/04/2021    

Private Collection of Scale Model Steam Trains and Replica Railway Memorabilia

A private collection of scale model O-gauge model steam locomotives has been consigned for sale at Halls Fine Art on the 5th of May.

 

22/04/2021    

Modern & Contemporary Art - A word from the Specialist

"With over 250 lots in our April 2021 auction and works by very exciting names such as David Hockney, Barbara Hepworth, Terry Frost, Blek le Rat, Geoffrey Key and David Bomberg to name a few, I believe it is our best sale yet!" 

19/04/2021    

AUCTION PREVIEW: Timed Modern & Contemporary Art Auction

With only a few days to go until our first Modern and Contemporary Art Auction of 2021 goes live here is a preview of some of the fantastic lots in the sale.

31/03/2021    

Lions and Tigers and Chairs, Oh My!

Senior Valuer Alexander Clement looks at an eclectic collection of taxidermy, furniture and collectables from Percy's Cafe Bar in Whitchurch, Shropshire, due to be sold in April 2021

29/03/2021    

Realise the Value of your Militaria

Our Specialist Caroline Dennard is looking to consign items for her next auctions

 

29/03/2021    

David Hockney Collection

Modern and Contemporary Art at Halls Auctioneers is continuing to go from strength to strength. Following on from a highly successful Autumn sale, Paintings specialist Abigail Molenaar is already gearing up for the next auction this spring, with works by artists such as Patrick Hughes, David Bomberg, Blek le Rat and as well as a single owner collection of 12 fresh to the market etchings by David Hockney already consigned.

 

 

23/03/2021    

Artist Spotlight: Blek le Rat

Work by one of the most influential names in modern graffiti to be included in our next auction.

22/03/2021    

Chinese bowl sells for astonishing £16,900

A Chinese bowl dating to the Song Dynasty (960-1279 AD) sold at Halls Fine Art auction on 17 March for an incredible £16,900 including premium. 

19/03/2021    

David Hockney Collection up for Auction this Spring

Modern and Contemporary Art at Halls Auctioneers is continuing to go from strength to strength. Following on from a highly successful Autumn sale, Paintings specialist Abigail Molenaar is already gearing up for the next auction this spring, with works by artists such as Patrick Hughes, David Bomberg, Blek le Rat and as well as a single owner collection of 12 fresh to the market etchings by David Hockney already consigned.

 

10/03/2021    

A Few of Our Favourite Things...

Our team of specialists have picked their favourite lots of our forthcoming Spring Fine Art Auction on Wednesday 17th March.

 

07/03/2021    

Long Lost Relatives Discovered in the Attic

Halls Fine Art Auctioneers in Shrewsbury are used to unearthing unique and unusual items in the most random places. Before the lockdown paintings specialist Abigail Molenaar received a call regarding a group of portraits which had been left in an attic by the previous occupants following a house sale and had been languishing unknown and unseen for decades.