TOP SELLING LOTS
Gardiner Houlgate, Corsham, February 19
Omega Speedmaster Ultraman chronograph, Ref 145012-67, c.1968.
Lyon & Turnbull, Edinburgh, February 19
A complete set (with the very rare unfinished seventh volume) of The Mineral Conchology of Great Britain by James Sowerby, 1846.
Chiswick Auctions, London, February 18
A blue and white ‘dragon’ stem cup with a six-character Xuande mark to the interior, 4in (10cm) high.
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Duggleby Stephenson, York, February 14
Unsigned oil on panel sketch of Leda and the Swan, 9½ x 7½in (24 x 19cm) in the manner of Frederick Leighton.
Acreman St, Sherborne, February 14
Qing ‘hundred boys’ vase, 14½in (37cm) high, damage to figures and defaced seal mark to base.
Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood, Exeter, February 19
A 19th century boxwood and ivory stethoscope, 10in (25cm) long, together with miscellaneous medical instruments.
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for February 13-19, 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