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Top selling lots

Forum Auctions, London, March 30

Kelmscott Press, William Morris, The Earthly Paradise, eight volumes, one of 225 copies on Apple paper, 1896-97.

Estimate: £3000-4000

Hammer: £16,000

Hannam’s, Selborne, March 30

Fine-quality ‘Black Forest’ type carving of a hound and three puppies, 20in (50cm).

Estimate: £2000-3000

Hammer: £15,000

EP Deutsch, Vienna, April 4

Church interior attributed to Emanuel de Witte (1617-92), oil on oak panel, 19 x 15in (47 x 36cm).

Estimate: €1000-1500

Hammer: €16,000

Highest price over estimate

Canterbury Auction Galleries, April 4

Late 19th century continental majolica buzzard with prey, 16in (40cm), impressed 863 (some damage).

Estimate: £150-200

Hammer: £3400

Special Auction Services, Newbury, April 4

The Child’s Delight by Benjamin Keach, printed by William and Joseph Marshall, 1704.

Estimate: £40-60

Hammer: £1800

Golding Young & Mawer, Grantham, April 5

An early 19th century blue and white pearlware Argyle with fitted interior, probably Spode, 9in (22cm) high.

Estimate: £15-20

Hammer: £480

991 Most registered online bidders

Canterbury Auction Galleries, April 4-5

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on 
thesaleroom.com for March 30-April 5, 2017.

‘Highest price over estimate’ = Our selection of items from the top 10 highest hammer prices as a multiple of the high estimate paid by internet bidders on thesaleroom.com

‘Top selling lots’ = Our selection of items from the top 10 highest hammer prices paid by internet bidders on thesaleroom.com