Auction Preview: Fine Pictures, Silver & Jewellery Auction at Halls, Shrewsbury, Mar 21
What: Fine Pictures, Silver & Jewellery AuctionWhere: Halls, Bowmen Way, Battlefield, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY4 3DRWhen: 21 March, 10.00 AMTop lots of the sale:- Lydia Masterkova (1927-2008), Untitled, a pair, each signed and dated '88 lower right, ink and collage on board, 49 x 64cm. Estimate: 5,000 GBP - 7,000 GBP ($ 6,973 - $ 9,762)- A cased Churchill and Eisenhower four medallion 22ct gold set, Dunkirk 1940, designed by G.Colley for Slade, Hampton & Son Ltd, two measure approx 65mm diameter, two measure approx 30mm diameter, total weight 257g. Estimate: 5,000 GBP - 7,000 GBP ($ 6,973 - $ 9,762)- Gius Gio Lovensi (Italian school, 19th century), The Ascension of Jesus Christ, inscribed on verso with artists name and dated 1845, oil on canvas, 223 x 152cm. Estimate: 4,000 GBP - 6,000 GBP ($ 5,578 - $ 8,368)- A rare early 18th century Dutch silver tea caddy, Johannes van der Toorn I, the removable cover with reeded decoration and urn finial, 11.5cm high, weight 4.5oz Estimate: 3,000 GBP - 5,000 GBP ($ 4,184 - $ 6,973)- Sawrey Gilpin (1733-1807) and George Barrett Senior (1728 or 32-1784), Fox in a woodland clearing, note written (part indistinctly) in ink verso 'one of series of in Gilpin and Barrett «the lake Artists nee 1770» They were ... in the sporting magazine', oil on canvas, 83 x 115cm. Sporting art in the 18th century is arguably the first true English school of painting. Estimate: 3,000 GBP - 5,000 GBP ($ 4,184 - $ 6,973)- Follower of William Wissing (1656-1687), Portrait of a lady three quarter length with her page, oil on canvas, 124 x 98cm. Estimate: 3,000 GBP - 5,000 GBP ($ 4,184 - $ 6,973)- Maria Verelst (1680-1744), Portrait of Mary Sherlock, wife of Sir Thomas Gooch, 2nd Bt, Bishop Gooch, three quarter length, seating with a landscape behind, wearing a blue dress and holding an orange, oil on canvas, 124 x 100cm. Estimate: 3,000 GBP - 5,000 GBP ($ 4,184 - $ 6,973)- Robert Sauber (1868-1936), Portrait of Mrs Wooliscroft, the artist's sister, full length wearing a white dress and brightly coloured shawl, with prominent gold ring on her left hand, oil on canvas, 124 x 73cm. Estimate: 3,000 GBP - 5,000 GBP ($ 4,184 - $ 6,973)- David Bates (1840-1921), 'Mill by Stream' and 'The Bridge', a pair, each signed lower right and dated 1895, oils on canvas, each 44 x 34cm. Estimate: 3,000 GBP - 5,000 GBP ($ 4,184 - $ 6,973)- Terrick John Williams (1860-1936) RA, Sun and mist, Polperro, signed lower left, inscribed verso with title, artist's name and address: 89 Gunterstone Road, W14, oil on canvas, 64 x 75cm. Estimate: 3,000 GBP - 5,000 GBP ($ 4,184 - $ 6,973)- An Edward VII cased specimen thirteen coin set, dated 1902, to include; £5, £2, sovereign, half sovereign and maundy set. Estimate: 3,000 GBP - 5,000 GBP ($ 4,184 - $ 6,973)- Noel Georges Bouvard (French, 1912-1975), Venetian canal, signed lower right, oil on canvas, 52 x 78cm. Estimate: 2,000 GBP - 4,000 GBP ($ 2,789 - $ 5,578)- Andries van Eertvelt (Antwerp, 1590-1652) Shipwreck on the rocks, signed lower left, oil on canvas, 39 x 53cm. Estimate: 2,500 GBP - 3,500 GBP ($ 3,486 - $ 4,881)- An early 19th century decorative link guard chain with cuff clasp, circa 1830-40, the stamped decorative star links with hand and cuff clasp set with single emerald, length approx 110cm long, weight 45g. Estimate: 2,000 GBP - 3,000 GBP ($ 2,789 - $ 4,184)- A Lady's 18ct white gold Rolex Precision diamond set bracelet wristwatch, hallmarked London 1965, the square silvered dial with batons and diamond set bezel, manual wind, with tapered bark finish integral bracelet, with Rolex box, weight 62g. Estimate: 2,000 GBP - 3,000 GBP ($ 2,789 - $ 4,184)For details, visit: https://hallsgb.com/Click on the slideshow for the highlights of the sale.