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Highest price over estimate

Lawrences, Crewkerne, January 19

Japanese wooden netsuke of a tiger, signed, together with a hyena eating and a wise monkey.

Estimate £180-250

Hammer £7200

Cotswold Auction Company, Cheltenham, January 24

The Compleat Collection of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven’s Symphonies in Score, most respectfully dedicated by permission to HRH The Prince of Wales, printed by Cianchellini & Sperati, Cavendish Square.

Estimate £30-50

Hammer £1050

Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood, Exeter, January 24

Chinese bronze censer bearing a six-character Xuande mark, 6½in (16cm) wide.

Estimate £300-500

Hammer £10,500

Top selling lots

Semley, Shaftesbury, January 21

Late 19th/early 20th-century Chinese carved hongmu dressing table, 2ft 8in (81.5cm) wide.

Estimate £600-900

Hammer £6500

Lawrences, Crewkerne, January 19

19th-century gold and micromosaic necklace depicting birds and flowers, with gold rope and flowerhead borders, 17in (43cm) long with case.

Estimate £600-800

Hammer £7600

Hansons, Etwall, January 19

Royal Worcester painted plaque featuring pigs and a dog by Harry Davis, 1925, 6 x 9½in (15 x 24cm).

Estimate £800-£1200

Hammer £7900

Most registered online bidders

JS Fine Art, January 20-21, 1617 bidders

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales onthesaleroom.com for January 19-25, 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 onthesaleroom.com

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