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Top selling lots

Grisebach, Berlin, October 26

Ernst Wilhelm Nay (1902-68), Scheiben, 1955, gouache on wove paper, 6½ × 9½in (16 × 24cm), signed and dated 1955, with provenance.

Estimate: €40,000-60,000

Hammer: €90,000

Auktionshaus Walldorf, October 27

Qing ducai tea or wine pot, 18th century, 4in (12cm), some damage.

Estimate: N/A

Hammer: €39,000

Woolley & Wallis, Salisbury, October 31

A coloured stone and enamel gold bracelet by Giuliano, c.1896 using the 12 stones of the Apostles as mentioned in the Book of Revelations.

Estimate: £3000-4000

Hammer: £16,000

Highest price over estimate

Mallams, Cheltenham, October 31

Choson lacquer and mother of pearl dragon casket, 16th century, 12in (20cm) across.

Estimate: £100-200

Hammer: £8200

Babuino Casa d’Aste, Rome, October 23

Richard Parkes Bonington (1802-28), Verona with a view of the Adige, watercolour on paper, 13 x 19in (34 x 46cm).

Estimate: €400-500

Hammer: €8500

Wessex Auction Rooms, Chippenham, October 26

Poster for the original Bath Festival held on June 27-28, 1970, featuring Canned Heat, Led Zeppelin, Jefferson Airplane and others.

Estimate: £100-150

Hammer: £2300

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for October 25-31, 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