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Top selling lots

Maxwells, Stockport, September 13

A 1953 gentleman’s Rolex Explorer I style wristwatch with family history

Estimate: £3000-3500

Hammer: £9600

Sworders, Stansted Mountfitchet, September 12

17th century Flemish ebony cabinet painted with mythological scenes within red tortoiseshell borders, 22in (54cm) wide

Estimate: £4000-5000

Hammer: £10,800

Woolley & Wallis, Salisbury, September 12

European School 18th century oil portrait of a boy seated, holding a pen and book, 4ft 1in x 3ft 4in (1.26 x 1.02m), collection of Cooper Penrose Cooper

Estimate: £1000-1500

Hammer: £26,000

Highest price over estimate

Morphets, Harrogate, September 7

Early 19th century travelling brass microscope by Dollond, London, in fitted shagreen box, c.1825.

Estimate: £200-250

Hammer: £3500

Morphets, Harrogate, September 7

Satsuma vase, 11in (28cm) high, decorated with panels of flowers, hens and ducks, signed.

Estimate: £80-100

Hammer: £1700

Woolley & Wallis, Salisbury, September 12

Pencil drawing of a house in a wooded landscape attributed to Thomas Gainsborough (1727-88), 10½ x 14½in (27 x 37cm), ex. Reitlinger collection.

Estimate: £100-150

Hammer: £5600


1021 Most registered online bidders

Anderson & Garland, Newcastle, September 12-14


Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on 
thesaleroom.com for September 7-13, 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