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TOP SELLING LOTS

Adam’s, Dublin, October 13

Set of Irish elk antlers and skull (megaloceros giganteus, 8ft 10in (2.7m) wide, restored and augmented.

Estimate: €8000-12,000

Hammer: €21,000 (£19,100)

Elmwood’s, London, October 14

George IV silver gilt snuff box, Charles Rawlings, London 1820, with a micromosaic scene of a boar hunt after Frans Snyders, 3in (7.5cm).

Estimate: £5000-7000

Hammer: £14,000

Kingham & Orme, Evesham, October 9

René Lalique Archers pattern red amber glass vase, model 893, designed c.1921, 11in (27cm high).

Estimate: £6000-8000

Hammer: £11,000

HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE

Bishop & Miller, Stowmarket, October 8

Qing gilt lacquered wood figure of Buddha on a hardwood stand, 9in (23cm) high.

Estimate: £150-250

Hammer: £10,500

Duke’s, Dorchester, October 8

Bronze model of the Spinaro (Boy with a Thorn) after the antique, 6in (15cm) high.

Estimate: £80-120

Hammer: £3000

Kingham & Orme, Evesham, October 9

Group of 21 Gothic Revival encaustic tiles designed by AWN Pugin for Minton, c.1880.

Estimate: £100-150

Hammer: £2600

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for October 8-14,2020. ‘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