Bronze from FE McWilliam’s Women of Belfast series, estimate £25,000-30,000 at Halls.

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Measuring 2ft (61cm) high, the bronze sculpture was one of a number of figurines by the artist that represent female bomb victims during The Troubles in Northern Ireland, each showing the victim in a different pose.

Born in Bainbridge, County Down, McWilliam (1909-92) was heavily influenced by childhood memories of violent clashes that occurred in his hometown, including seeing his own father treating a young child who had been shot in crossfire.

The Women of Belfast series was created in response to the Abercorn Restaurant bombing in 1972 where two women were killed and many more injured.

The sculpture at Halls has been consigned by a Midlands art collector and it is estimated at £25,000-30,000.