TOP SELLING LOTS
Antiquorum, Geneva, May 12
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 18ct yellow gold perpetual calendar wristwatch c.2000, box and papers.
Galerie Zacke, Vienna, May 11
Ink on gold paper fan signed for Ming dynasty calligrapher Wen Zhengming (1470-1559) with ivory and tortoiseshell mounts.
Hansons, Bishton Hall, Staffordshire, May 9
One of a series of progressive and finished designs for Maltese stamps, 1926, from the Leonard Fryer archive of stamp designs.
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Mellors & Kirk, Nottingham, May 15
Beswick Rearing Horse (model 1014) in rare white colourway.
Stroud Auction Rooms, Gloucestershire, May 8
Complete pack of 52 William Wheeler playing cards c.1821.
Babuino Casa d’Aste, Rome, May 9
North European 18th century oil and canvas depicting Chinese terrace scene, 15 x 20in (38 x 51cm).
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for May 8-15, 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