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Top selling lots

Grisebach, Berlin, November 30

Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956), Ghosties, watercolour and ink on laid paper, 17 x 10cm (6½ x 4in x 4in), signed lower left, c.1953-55.

Estimate: €18,000-24,000

Hammer: €42,000

Special Auction Services, Newbury, November 30

Bru jne bébé no.4, kid body with bisque forearms, metal hip joints and carved wooden lower legs, paper label to front.

Estimate: £4000-6000

Hammer: £8500

Karl & Faber, Munich, December 6

Marc Chagall, Carmen, 1967, colour lithograph on vellum, 3ft 4in x 2ft 2in (1.01m x 65cm), titled one of 200 numbered copies.

Estimate: €22,000-25,000

Hammer: €34,000

Highest price over estimate

W&H Peacock, Bedford, December 1

Derby porcelain botanical fruit cooler and cover, c.1790 with named floral sprays on a yellow ground, possible restoration.

Estimate: £150-200

Hammer: £3800

Chiswick Auctions, London, December 5

An egyptian faience fragment head of a woman, 3½in (8.5cm) high with 1930s provenance.

Estimate: £100-200

Hammer: £4600

Batemans, Stamford, December 2

Psychedelia silkscreen poster by Martin Sharp (1942-2013) promoting two shows at the Roundhouse, London, September 1967.

Estimate: £60-80

Hammer: £2800

1108 Most registered online bidders

Brighton General Auctions, December 1

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on 
thesaleroom.com for November 30- December 6, 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