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Top selling lots

Catherine Southon, Selsdon, Surrey, February 22

Gold Hong Kong Plague medal, 1894 issued to Sister Elizabeth F Higgin, sold with archival papers in original fitted case.

Estimate £6000-8000

Hammer £21,000

Bolton Auction Rooms, February 20

Shaun Greenhalgh, 2015, oil on canvas, signed and dated LS Lowry 1925, 18 x 22in (45 x 55cm).

Estimate £1500-2000

Hammer £5700

Charterhouse, Sherborne, February 17

Emile Gallé glass vase with enamel and gilt decoration, signature to base, 8in (21cm) high.

Estimate £200-300

Hammer £4000

Highest price over estimate

Huntly Auctions, Turriff, Aberdeenshire, February 21

Alfred Brothers albumen print of Queen Victoria and family c.1858, signed lower right.

Estimate £40-60

Hammer £3700

Silverwoods, Clitheroe, February 16

Qing hardwood and carved jade ruyi sceptre, 19in (49cm).

Estimate £150-200

Hammer £3200

Brettells, Newport, Shropshire, February 21

Late 19th century silver mounted Russian icon with maker’s mark KK and purity mark 84, 5in (12cm) wide.

Estimate £60-80

Hammer £3300


Most registered online bidders

Hansons, Etwall, February 16-22, 1516 bidders

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for February 16-22, 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