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TOP SELLING LOTS

Dreweatts, Newbury, March 19

Portrait of Miss Violet Henry, 1918, by Ambrose McEvoy (1878-1927), oil on canvas, 4ft 2in x 3ft 4in (1.27 x 1.01m).

Estimate: £7000-10,000

Hammer: £35,000

Elmwood’s, London, March 25

Tiffany 18ct yellow gold one-pint hip flask, initialled MF, signed Tiffany & Co, 524g.

Estimate: £20,000-30,000

Hammer: £20,000

Tennants, Leyburn, March 21

Prosper Marilhat (1811-47), View of the Bay of Naples, oil on canvas, 26 x 53cm.

Estimate: £10,000-15,000

Hammer: £10,000

Burstow & Hewett, Battle, March 19

Heuer Carrera Yachting chronograph, ref. 2447S, 1960s.

Estimate: £5000-8000

Hammer: £13,000

HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE

Sheffield Auction Gallery, March 20

Qing bronze and gilt bronze koro and cover, 3½in (9cm) high.

Estimate: £60-80

Hammer: £5700

Lacy Scott & Knight, Bury St Edmunds, March 21

Pair of 18th century Chinese famille verte porcelain shallow bowls with apocryphal Xuende marks, 8½in (21cm), some damages.

Estimate: £150-250

Hammer: £5200

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for March 19-25, 2020. ‘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