TOP SELLING LOTS
Stephan Welz, Cape Town, February 25
Warships taking on Supplies by Abraham Storck (Dutch 1635- 1710), oil on panel, 13 x 17in (32 x 42cm) with label from the National Gallery of South Africa adhered to the reverse.
Hammer: Zar600,000 (£31,500)
Auktionshaus Stahl, Hamburg, February 22
Late Ming cloisonné bowl decorated with chrysanthemum blooms on a turquoise ground, 12in (30cm).
Bonhams, London, February 26
A Picturesque Voyage to India by the Way of China, 50 hand-coloured aquatint plates within wash borders by Thomas and William Daniell, watermarked 1808-17.
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Wallis & Wallis, Lewes, February 25
Badges ‘from the helmet of John Donkin, Sergeant of the Prudhoe Company of the Duke of Northumberland’s Volunteers’ at the Battle of Waterloo.
Great Western, Glasgow, February 22
Large 1960s Poole pottery studio charger signed by Tony Morris, 16in (41cm).
Charles Ross, Woburn, timed sale ending February 24
A creamware mug marking a bareknuckle bout between Humphreys and Mendoza, c.1790, and a pearlware jug for Spring versus Langan, c.1825.
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for February 20-26, 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