TOP SELLING LOTS
Bonhams, Bicester, May 30
1936 MG Midget T-series pre-production sports with Continental Tour of Europe rally history, in excellent restored condition.
Hermann Historica, Munich, May 28
Russian hunting hanger and scabbard, c.1820, signed for the Zlatoust Arms Factory, Moscow, with coat of arms for the statesman Alexey Olenin (1763-1843).
Lempertz, Cologne, May 29
A large solid silver figure of a goddess after Eugène Louis Lequesne (1815-87), 2ft 11in (87cm) high, 17.8kg.
Carlo Bonte, Bruges, May 28
Oil on canvas portrait of a young nobleman with a guitar by Amy Scott (1860-1950) of Brighton, signed and dated 1886, 3ft 5in x 4ft 3in (1.02 x 1.28m)
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Crow’s, Dorking, June 3
Small 2ft 7in (79cm) Russian seven-string guitar with mother of pearl inlaid decoration, c.1880.
Hawleys, North Cave, May 31
Watercolour on rice paper inscribed to the mount Macao 1830, 5 x 10in (13 x 25cm).
Source:Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for May 28-June 3.
‘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