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TOP SELLING LOTS

East Bristol Auctions, Bristol, October 29

Queen Anne bracket clock by Francis Robinson of London with musical cylinder playing Britain Strike Home and The King, 20in (50cm).

Estimate: £4000-6000

Hammer: £15,000

Ashley Waller, Cheshire, October 24

The Cart, a limited edition signed print by LS Lowry, 2ft 2in x 23in (65 x 58cm).

Estimate: £3000-5000

Hammer: £8100

Chiswick Auctions, London, October 25

Parcel gilt silver ceremonial mace or soonta with elephant and ram’s head finials, 19th century Deccan or north India, 2ft 1in (62cm).

Estimate: £2000-2500

Hammer: £7500

HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE

Hawley’s, Beverley, October 27

A miscellaneous lot including rare nickel plated Porteous’s whistle by Stevens & Son, Southwark Bridge Road, c.1850.

Estimate: £50-80

Hammer: £2400

Kent Auction Galleries, Folkestone, October 26

Victorian ebonised and gilt ‘Anglo-Japanese’ table to design by EW Godwin, stamped Gillows No 713.

Estimate: £150-300

Hammer: £4500

John Nicholson’s, Haslemere, October 24

A collection of 10 Roman glass bottles including mould-blown vessels modelled as heads and bunches of grapes.

Estimate: £200-300

Hammer: £3400

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for October 24-30, 2019.

‘Highest multiple over top estimate’ = Our selection of items from the top 20 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 20 highest hammer prices paid by internet bidders on thesaleroom.com