TOP SELLING LOTS
Helmuth Stone Gallery, Florida, April 5
Ming-style blue and white charger, 2ft (60cm) with six-character mark near rim, restoration and loss.
Vine Auctioneers, London, April 3
Omega Speedmaster Ed White Ref. 105.003-65.
Antony Cribb, Newbury, April 7
Pair of flintlock officer’s pistols signed Osborn Gonby & Co with inscription to John Jessop 44th Regiment who fought at Waterloo.
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
East Bristol Auctions, Bristol, April 2
Portuguese prayer book Diario Ecclesiastico Para O Reino De Portugal, dated 1816, with embroidered coat of arms to the cover.
Whittons, Honiton, April 2
Victorian silver gothic revival cup, by Carl Krall, London, with presentation inscription dated 1892.
British Bespoke Auctions, Winchcombe, April 1
Three-page letter written in 1814 by George Scholey (former Lord Mayor of London) to Rev Brown in Sandal, Wakefield, including account of life in France post-Napoleon.
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for April 1-8, 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