Top selling lots
Mallams Oxford, May 25,
White pottery vessel with grey speckled bands, 1991, by Jennifer Lee (b.1956), 8in (19cm) high.
Mealys, Castlecomer, Kilkenny, May 30
George III mahogany secretaire bookcase, 8ft 4in (2.54m) wide, from the McCalmont family, Mount Juliet.
Comic Book Auctions, May 11
Magic-Beano Book, 1943, the highest grade copy ever offered at auction.
Highest price over estimate
Stride & Son, Chichester, May 25
A Chinese bronze twin handled censer with four character seal mark, 8in (19cm) wide.
Criterion, London, May 29
A Georgian circular tripod table in burr elm.
Aldridges of Bath, May 30
Three gouache animal studies by Jamini Roy, the largest 8 x 12in (20 x 30cm).
656 Most registered online bidders
Mallams, Oxford, May 25-26
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for May 25-31, 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