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Top selling lots

Mallams Oxford, May 25,

White pottery vessel with grey speckled bands, 1991, by Jennifer Lee (b.1956), 8in (19cm) high.

Estimate: £2000-3000

Hammer: £12,500

Mealys, Castlecomer, Kilkenny, May 30

George III mahogany secretaire bookcase, 8ft 4in (2.54m) wide, from the McCalmont family, Mount Juliet.

Estimate: €4500-5500

Hammer: €8700

Comic Book Auctions, May 11

Magic-Beano Book, 1943, the highest grade copy ever offered at auction.

Estimate: £2000-2500

Hammer: £5600

Highest price over estimate

Stride & Son, Chichester, May 25

A Chinese bronze twin handled censer with four character seal mark, 8in (19cm) wide.

Estimate: £200-300

Hammer: £5000

Criterion, London, May 29

A Georgian circular tripod table in burr elm.

Estimate: £100-150

Hammer: £2500

Aldridges of Bath, May 30

Three gouache animal studies by Jamini Roy, the largest 8 x 12in (20 x 30cm).

Estimate: £50-75

Hammer: £2100

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