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Top selling lots

Baldwin’s, New York, January 14

George III (1760-1820) silver Indian chief’s medal, large size and undated.

Estimate: $12,000-15,000

Hammer: $19,500

Bamfords, Derby, January 17

A pair of Meiji inlaid bronze vases and stands with a scene of samurai and officials before Mount Fuji, 2ft 1in (64cm) high.

Estimate: £3000-5000

Hammer: £4600

Chris Rudd, Aylsham, January 11

Gold stater, Freckenham Cross Triad Type c.15BC-5AD, only three others recorded.

Estimate: £2000-2500

Hammer: £3400

Highest price over estimate

Spink, New York, January 14

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), The Picture of Dorian Gray, signed first edition, number 237 of 250 copies.

Estimate: $750-1250

Hammer: $12,500

Moore Allen & Innocent, Cirencester, January 12

A pair of Beijing enamel on copper bowls decorated with peaches and bats among clouds.

Estimate: £50-80

Hammer: £3200

Batemans, Stamford, January 13

Rare original poster for The Cream at Warwick University, November 4, 1966 together with a poster for The Move with original artwork, 1967.

Estimate: £60-80

Hammer: £1050

1422 Most registered online bidders

Brighton General Auctions, Brighton, January 12

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for January 11-17, 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