TOP SELLING LOTS
Dawson’s, London, April 7
Stepan Dmitrievich (Nefyodov) Erzia (1876-1959), Head of a Woman, quebracho wood, signed S Erzia, 22in (54cm) high.
Bellmans, Billingshurst, April 5
19th century Continental school, Figures on a jetty, oil on canvas, indistinctly signed, 23in x 2ft 8in (57 x 86cm).
Canterbury Auction Galleries, April 10
A fine Japanese cloisonné enamel vase, 7¼in (18.5cm) high, signed Namikawa Yasuyuki (1845-1927).
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Adam Partridge, Macclesfield, April 4
French school, oil on paper laid on canvas, half-length portrait of a boy, unsigned, 16 x 13in (40 x 32cm).
Duke’s, Dorchester, April 9
Health At Home, a report by Buckinghamshire County Council inscribed To Mrs Mackay, with Florence Nightingale’s best wishes… December 15th 1893.
Stroud Auctions, April, 3
Attributed to George Frederick Watts, Red chalk sketch study for Chaos, 6 x 13in (14 x 33cm), with J Leger & Son label dated July 1959.
Source: Bid Barometer a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for April 4-10, 2019.
‘Highest multiple over top 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