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Highest price over estimate

Fieldings, Stourbridge, January 6

A Qing porcelain opium pipe with floral decoration and Yixing pottery bowl depicting a monk in a landscape, some restoration, 20in (50cm).

Estimate: £100-150

Hammer: £3900

Gorringe’s, Lewes, January 8

German bisque head doll with glass eyes, pierced ears and composition body, unsigned, 2ft 3in (88cm).

Estimate: £80-120

Hammer: £2200

W&H Peacock, Bedford, January 5

A Tri-ang Daimler pedal car for restoration.

Estimate: £30-50

Hammer: £900

Peter Francis, Carmarthen, January 10

A tray lot including figure of a bijin, 16in (39cm) high, probably Imari c.1700.

Estimate: £20-30

Hammer: £11,500

Top selling lots

Hannam’s, Selborne, January 10

A set of six Doulton Lambeth menu holders by George Tinworth, each modelled with comical studies of mice.

Estimate: £3000-5000

Hammer: £11,000

Classical Numismatic Group, New York, January 9

Christoph Bernhard von Galen, Prince-bishop of Münster, 1661, gold six ducat piece with half-length bust of St Paul in clouds above view of the city.

Estimate: $30,000

Hammer: $75,000 (£55,560)

1081 Most registered online bidders

Stroud Auctions, Gloucestershire, January 10-11

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for January 4-10, 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