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Top selling lots

Mallams, Oxford, October 17

Isigny, Coin de Village, oil on canvas, 12½ x 7in (31 x 18cm), bearing signature for Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot (1796-1875).

Estimate: £6000-8000

Hammer: £17,000

Lockdales, Ipswich, October 10

Gold table box by Fabergé inset with an Imperial Russian 1st class Medal of Zeal, marks for Henrik Wigstrom, fitted wooden case and provenance to Shah of Iran.

Estimate: £12,000-15,000

Hammer: £13,000

Adam Partridge, Macclesfield, October 11

Hans Coper stoneware cup form on splayed base in white slip over textured manganese ground, 5in (13cm).

Estimate: £4000-6000

Hammer: £11,200

Highest price over estimate

Duggleby-Stephenson, York, October 12

White and russet jade archer’s ring with engraved decoration and a spinach jade shallow dish with Qianlong four character mark, 4in (10cm) diameter, from the collection of Roger Soame Jenyns (1904-76).

Estimate: £200-300

Hammer: £18,000


White and russet jade archer’s ring sold at £18,000 at Duggleby-Stephenson on October 12.

Duke’s, Dorchester

Ancient Egyptian wooden palette with hieroglyphic inscription referencing the reign of Thutmose III (18th Dynasty) and ‘the boon’ (or gift) that the king gives ‘belonging to an overseer of scribes’, 16in (41cm) long.

Estimate: £300-500

Hammer: £15,000


Ancient Egyptian wooden palette sold at £15,000 at Duke’s.

Cooper & Tanner, Frome, October 17

Qing vase decorated in underglaze blue and iron red with pair of cranes, deer in a mountainous landscape and pine tree, 10in (25cm).

Estimate: £20-30

Hammer: £3000


This Qing vase sold at Cooper & Tanner on October 17 for £3000.

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on for October 11-18, 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

‘Top selling lots’ = Our selection of items from the top 10 highest hammer prices paid by internet bidders on