TOP SELLING LOTS
Fonsie Mealy, Castlecomer, July 15
First edition of Questiones subtilissme Scoti in metaphysicam Aristotelis by Duns Scotus and Maurice O’Fihely, Venice, 1497.
Andreas Thies, Kirchheim Unter Teck, July 11
Gold merit medal of Victor Emmanuel II of Italy presented to the African explorer and colonialist Sir Henry Morton Stanley (1841-1904) with engraved dedication dated 1877, 56mm.
Roseberys London, July 15
Sir Sidney Nolan (1917-92), Ned Kelly, mixed media on paper, signed and dated December 30, 1957, 12 x 10in (30 x 25cm), a gift from Nolan’s wife to the vendor.
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Franklin Browns, Edinburgh, July 11
Continental school oil on panel profile portrait of a young woman in 15th century style, 5 x 7in (12 x 18cm) in an ornate giltwood frame.
Piers Motley, Exmouth, July 13
Early 18th century doll pin cushion with painted wooden head and jointed arms, 5in (12cm).
Adam Partridge, Macclesfield, July 10
Late 19th century silver plated antoniophone with engraved inscriptions, retailed by S Arthur Chappell, London, cased.
Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for July 8-15, 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