Top selling lots
Brompton’s, London, October 23
Italian violin by A Carlo Tononi, Venice 1722, with a 14in (35cm) long back.
Charterhouse, Sherborne, October 19
Mid-18th century Neapolitan tortoiseshell box, possibly by Gennaro Sarao, with gold and mother-of-pearl inlays, 5½in (13cm) wide.
Hansons, Etwall, October 19
Jimi Hendrix signed guitar string packet from 1967, full provenance, together with other memorabilia.
Highest price over estimate
Bishop & Miller, Stowmarket, October 21
18th century boxwood lever action nut cracker, shaped as a jester, 5in (13cm) long.
David Duggleby, Scarborough, October 21
George III sampler ‘Perpetual Almanack’, by Ann Barlow Reddish 1811, 17½in (44cm) wide x 16in (41cm) tall.
Hansons, Etwall, October 23
Carved oak pheasant by Robert ‘Mouseman’ Thompson of Kilburn.
1234 Most registered online bidders
Hansons, Etwall, Derbyshire, October 19-23
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for October 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 on thesaleroom.com
‘Top selling lots’ = Our selection of items from the top 10 highest hammer prices paid by internet bidders on thesaleroom.com