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Top selling lots

Lempertz, Cologne, May 16

Carved oak figure of St Adrian from the studio Dries Holthuys, Cleves, 3ft 6in (1.07m) high

Estimate: €40,000-50,000

Hammer: €41,000

Kidson-Trigg, Highworth, May 15

Qing zitan altar table carved with archaistic scrollwork, 5ft 2in (1.56m) wide

Estimate: £6000-8000

Hammer: £28,000

Lempertz, Cologne, May 16

A mid-15th century Nottingham alabaster relief of the Adoration of the Magi, 17 x 12½ (43 x 32cm)

Estimate: €20,000-25,000

Hammer: €36,000

Highest price over estimate

Clarke & Simpson, Campsea Ashe, May 16

Chinese bronze censer, 7in (18cm) diameter, raised on matching circular pierced stand, 5½in (14cm) high overall

Estimate: £300-400

Hammer: £20,000

Featonbys, North Shields, May 14

Edward Seago (1910-74) oil on board, river scene with church in background, signed lower left, 16 x 11½in (40 x 29cm)

Estimate: £800-1000

Hammer: £18,200

Tennants, Leyburn, May 13

Two full-size crash test dummies, the male stamped F5 Gems and inscribed Motor Museum 7 Coventry, the female inscribed Museum of Road Transport SW3

Estimate: £100-150

Hammer: £3200

1451 Most registered online bidders

Bellmans, Billingshurst, West Sussex, May 12-17

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for May 10-17 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