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McTear’s, Glasgow, April 7

Scottish Arts & Crafts white painted and mother of pearl inlaid side cabinet attributed to EA Taylor.

Estimate: £1000-2000

Hammer: £7000

Dreweatts, Donnington Priory, online sale ending April 1

Pair of Victorian terracotta garden models of Bacchantes, by John Matthews, Weston Super Mare, c.1880, various damages and repairs.

Estimate: £800-1200

Hammer: £6500

Lyon & Turnbull, Edinburgh, April 7

Drifter, 2001 by Peter Doig (b.1959), etching and aquatint signed and numbered 20/46, from 100 Years Ago, published by The Paragon Press, 3ft 8in x 5ft 6in (1.12 x 1.67m).

Estimate: £4000-6000

Hammer: £5500


Martel Maides, St Peter Port, Guernsey, April 1

Three pieces of Chinese cloisonné including a Qing bottle vase, 7in (17cm) high.

Estimate: £40-60

Hammer: £6000

Southgate Auction Rooms, London, online sale ending April 4

Two 18th century miniature paintings on board of shipping in a colonial settlement, each x 6in (10 x 14cm).

Estimate: £50-100

Hammer: £5000

Franklin Brown, Edinburgh, April 3

JMW Turner’s Illustrations to Sir Walter Scott’s Poetical Works, in a tooled gilt and morocco binding.

Estimate: £40-60

Hammer: £1850

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on
thesaleroom.com for April 1-7, 2021.

‘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