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Top selling lots

Schuler Auktione, Zurich, December 15

Meiji cloisonne vase from the Hayashi Kodenji workshop, 18in (46cm) high.

High estimate: SFr4000

Hammer: SFr60,000 (£40,938)

Capitolium Art, Brescia, December 16

Imperial Qianlong (1736-95) gilt bronze cloisonné ruyi form plaque, 2ft (60cm) wide.

High estimate: €5000

Hammer: €32,000 (£22,626)

Aste Bolaffi, Turin, December 14

Carlo Ruini, Horse anatomy, diseases and its remedies, second edition, Venice, 1599. High estimate: €7000

Hammer: €7000 (£4950)

McTear’s, Glasgow, December 14

William Kennedy (1859-1918), Glasgow International Exhibition, 1901, signed oil on panel,

11 x 14½in (27 x 36cm).

High estimate: £4000

Hammer: £9000

Highest price over estimate

Stacey’s, Rayleigh, Essex, December 14

Danish armchair in manner of Ib Kofod Larsen for Selig.

High estimate: £100

Hammer: £1500

Peter Wilson, Nantwich, Cheshire, December 15

Papua New Guinea Ramu river ancestor figure, plus two Sepik River masks, the largest 20in (51cm) high.

High estimate: £60

Hammer: £900

Most registered online bidders

Hansons, December 15-19, 1092 bidders

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for December 14-21 2016.

‘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