TOP SELLING LOTS
Woolley & Wallis, Salisbury, January 24
A George III diamond-set lower head brooch pendant, c.1790.
Duke’s, Dorset, January 24
Italian ebonised and hardstone mounted cabinet-on-stand of 17th century design.
Forum, London, January 30
Pen and black ink over pencil illustration titled When Adam Delved and Eve Span prepared at the Kelmscott Press as a frontispiece to A Dream of John Ball.
HIGHEST PRICE OVER ESTIMATE
Babuino, Rome, January 22
Unascribed early 20th century Russian oil on canvas, 11 x 18in (27 x 45cm), signed and dated 1908.
Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood, January 29
Chinese crackle glazed mallow form brush washer in Song Dynasty style, 5in (12cm) diameter.
Toovey’s, West Sussex, January 25
A group of 18th and 19th century textile fragments including a section of woven silk, tied with a piece of paper inscribed Piece of old Queen Charlotte train 1770.
Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for January 24-30, 2019.
‘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