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Top selling lots

Bellmans, Billingshurst, November 7

18th century English school portrait of a gentleman in Turkish dress, a view of Constantinople beyond, oil on canvas, 5ft 11 x 4ft 6in (1.8 x 1.38m).

Estimate: £2000-3000

Hammer: £14,000

Sworders, Stansted Mountfitchet, November 7

Late Ming bronze bodhisattva of Ksitigarbha, 2ft 7in (80cm).

Estimate: £4000-6000

Hammer: £11,500

Adam Partridge, Macclesfield, November 2

Meiji ivory okimono depicting a woman with baby in a papoose and two other children, signature to base, 10in (25cm).

Estimate: £1000-1500

Hammer: £7200

W&H Peacock, Bedford, November 3

Mid-19th century carved giltwood and gesso mirror in the Chinese Chippendale taste, 6ft 3in x 7ft 1in (1.9 x 2.17m).

Estimate: £8000-12,000

Hammer: £11,000

Highest price over estimate

Warren & Wignall, Leyland, November 8

Jaeger-Le-Coultre military issue stainless steel wristwatch.

Estimate: £40-60

Hammer: £1400

Wright Marshall, Knutsford, November 7

Major Toler’s glider pilot canvas covered helmet with Air Ministry earphones, radio microphone, leather gauntlets and other items.

Estimate: £80-100

Hammer: £3700

1524 Most registered online bidders

Adam Partridge, Macclesfield, November 2-3

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for November 2-8, 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