TOP SELLING LOTS
Wyles Hardy & Co, Hemel Hempstead, July 11
Miniature silver replica Renshaw Cup (Wakely & Wheeler, London, 1987), 7in (17cm) high, awarded to Boris Becker as Wimbledon champion.
Philip Serrell, Malvern, July 11
Incomplete 18th century marble fireplace including neoclassical tablet and frieze, 6ft 3in (1.9m) across.
Barbara Kirk, Penzance, July 16
Patinated bronze and ivory Art Deco figure Spring Awakening by Ferdinand Preiss, 13in (33cm), missing ivory hands.
Catherine Southon, Selsdon, Surrey, July 17
Golden Ticket and Wonka bar used as a prop in the 1971 film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, with provenance.
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Dickins, Middle Claydon, July 12
Qing blue and white lotus bowl, 8in (20cm) diameter with six-character Daoguang (1821-50) marks.
Amersham Auction Rooms, July 11
Silver hallmarked petrol lighter incorporating a timepiece in the style of Dunhill or Cartier.
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for July 11-17, 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 15 highest hammer prices paid by internet bidders on thesaleroom.com