Specialist’s Insights – Summer Fine Art Auction 23rd May

21 May 2018

by Caroline Dennard – European Ceramics and Glass Specialist.   The English pottery and porcelain industry is one which has always been delightfully diverse in nature, and where there is diversity, so too is there a chance for the discerning collector to carve out a niche interest of their own and the private collection of… Read more »

Rare Chinese Horses Have An Unlikely Connection To The Big Screen

18 April 2018

Halls Fine Art has been instructed to sell a pair of Chinese stoneware horses that have a unique story. Halls Auctioneers in Shrewsbury are offering the late Qing Dynasty horses with an estimate of £2500-£3500, a price that is not only justified by their provenance but by a famous connection. Auctioneer and Asian Art specialist… Read more »

New young employee taking Worcestershire by storm

13 April 2018

Cast your mind back to October – do you remember when we told you about our new young employee Huw Bevan who had just started? Huw was taken on to expand the Halls Commercial portfolio across Kidderminster and the wider Worcestershire area. And six months on – he’s doing just that. Huw has been doing… Read more »

Rare opportunity in Little Switzerland

A Shropshire pub with a holiday let and planning consent for four houses has gone on the market in a rare move – offering the option of buying the property as a whole or separately. The Yew Tree Inn on Shrewsbury Road, All Stretton, is Grade ll Listed and is for sale through Halls Commercial… Read more »

New company moves into business park in north Shropshire

15 February 2018

A new company has moved into a business park in north Shropshire after buying a commercial unit there. Listers Interiors, which currently has bases in Conwy, Llandudno Junction, and Hill’s Lane, Shrewsbury, has set up a new base at Civic Industrial Park on Waymills Business Park in Whitchurch. The company, which sells handmade home furniture… Read more »

New auction is an instant hit

17 January 2018

The first auction of the new year at Halls Fine Art has proved to be an instant ‘hit’ with buyers. For two days prior to the auction, the saleroom was very busy with viewers and on the day of the auction the number of online bidders registering for the auction was over double the usual… Read more »

Test wicket-keeper’s memorabilia and Ali signed boxing glove set for auction


Memorabilia relating to famous Warwickshire and England wicket-keeper A. A. Lilley and a boxing glove signed by Mohammad Ali will... Read more ›

Second part of important Caughley porcelain collection sells for £17,000


The second part of the Caughley Society president’s important collection of porcelain sold for more than £17,000 in Shropshire on... Read more ›

Football signed by Rio Ferdinand to be auctioned for cancer charity


  Former Manchester United and England captain Rio Ferdinand has joined forces with his boxing trainer, Richie Woodhall, in a... Read more ›

Chinese vase sells for £50,000 at Shrewsbury auction


  An impressive series of Asian art auctions held by Shropshire fine art auctioneers Halls continued when a rare Chinese... Read more ›

Specialists heading to Pershore!


  Ever wondered what a piece of jewellery, family silver or Asian art is worth or if a dusty painting... Read more ›

Rare manuscript detailing Battle of Waterloo prizemoney sells for £3,700


A rare manuscript detailing the prizemoney granted for the Battle of Waterloo and capture of Paris in the 1815 sold... Read more ›

Pembrokeshire coins and medals collection sells for £14,500


A collection of coins and medals assembled by a late Pembrokeshire collector sold for £14,500 when it went up for... Read more ›