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Top selling lots

Oriental Art Auctions, Hattem, Netherlands, July 28

Qing period gu-type crackle-glaze hu form vase, 9in (22cm)

Estimate: €800-1200

Hammer: €19,000 (£17,300)

Roma Numismatics, London, July 25

Syracuse silver decadrachm in the style of the master engraver Euainetos, period of Dionysios I, c.405-370BC

Estimate: £7500

Hammer: £9000

Durrants, Beccles, July 27

1960s Rolex Super Precision Explorer ref: 5500, bracelet incomplete

Estimate: £2500-3500

Hammer: £7800

Highest price over estimate

Fellows, Birmingham, July 30

Dutch silver miniature candle stand by Willem van Strant (Amsterdam fl.1727-42), together with a pair of early 19th century Dutch miniature goblets and a small cylindrical box

Estimate: £100-150

Hammer: £3900

Bigwood, Stratford-upon-Avon, July 27

Art Nouveau gold, enamel and baroque pearl pendant

Estimate: £80-120

Hammer: £1800

Stride & Son, Chichester, July 26

A 62-page manuscript account dated 1763 on the life of Elizabeth (b. 1713-55), a woman born in Cheshire who travelled to America where she converted to Quakerism and died in Carlow, Ireland

Estimate: £200-300

Hammer: £4800

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for July 19-August 1 2018.

‘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