TOP SELLING LOTS
Roseberys, London, June 16
Manuscript of Qasida al-Burda (Poem of the Mantle) copied in 1010AH (1601-02) by Sadiq bin Yusuf of Sian, in restored Chinese morocco binding.
Bloomsbury, London, June 12
Contemporary manuscript copy of Al-Rihla al-Wustd (a travel journal documenting al-Nabulsi's journey to Palestine, Jerusalem and Hebron), probably c.1101AH (1690).
Dreweatts 1759, Newbury, June 17
Chinese export silver gilt and enamelled 'Eight Immortals' circular box for the Thai market, mark of Hui Yuan, Canton, c.1850, 6½in (16cm) diameter.
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Wotton, Wotton-Under-Edge, June 16
Grand Tour sienna marble models of the temples of Castor and Pollux and Vespasian, 12in (31cm) high, some losses.
HRD Auction Rooms, Brading, June 17
Tlingit beaded red and black cloth ‘octopus’ bag.
Lacy Scott & Knight, Bury St Edmunds, June 17
Victoria 1841 gold full sovereign with young head and crown shield design on the reverse, light surface scratches.
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for June 11-17, 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.