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April 2017 Fine Art Auction Preview

Rachel Littlewood previews the April 2017 Fine Art Auction, which has over a thousand fine art lots, including a portrait thought to be of Therese Freifau Von Bethmann by Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-1873).

Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-1873): A Portrait of A Lady (thought to be Therese Freifrau Von Bethmann, nee Freiin Vrints V Treuenfeld) (FS34/593) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 11th April 2017 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-1873): A Portrait of A Lady (thought to be Therese Freifrau Von Bethmann, nee Freiin Vrints V Treuenfeld) (FS34/593) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 11th April 2017 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Day One of the April 2017 Fine Art Sale starts on 11th April 2017 with silver, jewellery and paintings. Highlights of the first day include a pair of George II silver sugar casters (FS34/191) (maker Joseph Sanders, London 1735) with a pre-sale estimate of £2,500-£3,500, a pear shaped diamond and ruby cluster ring (FS34/418) estimated at £7,000-£9,000 and a portrait of a lady, thought to be Therese Freifrau von Berthmann (FS34/593) by Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805–1873) at £30,000-£50,000.

A pair of George II Silver Sugar Casters, crafted by Joseph Sanders of London in 1735 (FS34/191) is being offered in the auction, which has online bidding support.

A pair of George II Silver Sugar Casters, crafted by Joseph Sanders of London in 1735 (FS34/191) is being offered in the auction, which has online bidding support.

A Pear-shaped Diamond and Ruby Cluster Ring (FS34/418) is inviting bids of £7,000-£9,000.

A Pear-shaped Diamond and Ruby Cluster Ring (FS34/418) is inviting bids of £7,000-£9,000.

Day Two of the sale on 12th April 2017 commences with the ceramics where a fine pair of Flight, Barr and Barr (Worcester) two handled urns (FS34/844) are being offered at £3,000-£5,000.

In the works of art section, an Art Deco figure The Dancer of Lebanon by Demetre H Chiparus (1886-1947) is expected to create significant interest at £4,000-£6,000 and in furniture, the final section of the sale, a Shapland and Petter, Barnstaple Arts and Crafts oak settle (FS34/1281) the back with serpentine top rail and inset copper panel 'Welcome ever Smiles' is estimated at £3,000-£4,000.

The ceramics section includes a fine pair of Flight, Barr & Barr (Worcester) Two-handled
        Urns (FS34/844).

The ceramics section includes a fine pair of Flight, Barr & Barr (Worcester) Two-handled Urns (FS34/844).

An Art Deco Figure 'The Dancer of Lebanon' (FS34/1053) by Demetre H Chiparus (1886-1947) is included in
        the Works of Art section of the Fine Sale.

An Art Deco Figure 'The Dancer of Lebanon' (FS34/1053) by Demetre H Chiparus (1886-1947) is included in the Works of Art section of the Fine Sale.

The Furniture section includes an Arts and Crafts oak settle (FS34/1281) by Shapland
        and Petter of Barnstaple.

The Furniture section includes an Arts and Crafts oak settle (FS34/1281) by Shapland and Petter of Barnstaple.

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