TOP SELLING LOTS
Stephan Welz & Co in Cape Town, February 4
AR Penck aka Ralf Winkler (1939-2017), Colosseum, 1990, signed acrylic over silkscreen on canvas, 5ft 10in x 7ft 10in (1.8 by 2.4m).
Hammer: ZAR260,000 (£14,700)
Tennants of Leyburn, February 6
George VI (1937-1952) gold proof set, 1937, five pounds down to half sovereign in fitted case of issue.
Sutton Hill Farm Country Auctions, Leicester, February 1
17th century Gujurat mother of pearl casket, 6in (16cm) wide.
HIGHEST PRICE OVER ESTIMATE
Bamfords, Derby, February 6
A group of vintage Sindy dolls and outfits including a boxed Patch doll.
Adam Partridge, Macclesfield, February 6
An early 20th century high-fired Ruskin vase with mottled brown, cream and blue glaze, 1920, 6in (15cm), small hairline crack.
Mallams, Oxford, January 31
L’Academie Royale des Sciences, Paris 1780, seven volumes in full burr leather.
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for January 31- February 6, 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