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TOP SELLING LOTS

Hermann Historica, Greding, Bavaria, September 25

Fourteenth century bronze lion aquamanile, Lower Saxony, 12in (30cm) high.

Estimate: n/a

Hammer: €155,000 (£140,000)

Wannenes, Genoa, September 24

Seventeenth century oil on canvas portrait of a seated lady in the manner of Rembrandt, 4ft 6in x 3ft 3in (1.33m x 96cm).

Estimate: €500-800

Hammer: €60,000 (£54,600)

Sterling Vault, Farnham, Surrey, September 24

Omega 1958 Speedmaster 2915-1 with original hands, crown and pushers, early 1960s dial.

Estimate: £20,000-30,000

Hammer: £35,000

HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE

Wannenes, Genoa, September 24

Sixteenth century oil on canvas portrait of a lady attributed to Lavinia Fontana (1552-1614), 2ft 3in x 20in (68 x 49cm).

Estimate: €500-800

Hammer: €24,000 (£21,800)

Clarks, Liskeard, September 30

Double sided enamel sign Guaranteed Shell from the Pump, 2ft (60cm) wide.

Estimate: £60-80

Hammer: £4200

Henry Adams, Chichester, September 24

Two unsigned oils by Silva Porto (1850-93) with studio stamps verso dated 1893, the largest 13 x 22in (32 x 56cm).

Estimate: £300-500

Hammer: £12,000

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for September 24-October 1, 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