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Semley Auctions, Dorset, November 7

Pair of blue and white dragon and phoenix bowls, Yongzheng mark and of period (1723-35), 6¼in (16cm), Martin Morland (1933-2020) collection

Estimate: £15,000-25,000

Hammer: £280,000

Lyon & Tunbull, London, November 5

Ming Dehua blanc de chine figure of Guanyin with three-character ‘He Chao Zong’ mark, 13in (33cm), from a private Hong Kong collection

Estimate: £18,000-22,000

Hammer: £24,000

Duke’s, Dorchester, November 9

Pair of yellow ground incised ‘dragon’ bowl, Kangxi marks and of the period (1661-1720), 5in (12cm).

Estimate: £8000-12,000

Hammer: £19,000


Jacobs & Hunt, Liss, November 5

Revivalist 19th century lapis lazuli, gold and carved rock crystal pendant.

Estimate: £50-80

Hammer: £2400

Dreweatts, Newbury, November 11

Ming bronze of the Water Moon Guanyin in a grotto, 17th century, 10½in (27cm) high, from a collection formed in the 1980s or 1990s.

Estimate: £300-500

Hammer: £11,000

David Duggleby, Scarborough, November 7

George III pin prick and watercolour portrait of a lady and gentleman in ebonised frame, 7 x 5in (18cm x 13cm).

Estimate: £50-80

Hammer: £1400

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on for November 5-11, 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

'Top selling lots’ = Our selection of items from the top 20 highest hammer prices paid by internet bidders on