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Lyon & Turnbull, Edinburgh, August 18

The Steeple Kirk, Dundee, Charles I silver communion cup gifted by Dundee merchant James Smith c.1640, 9in (23cm) high.

Estimate: £20,000-30,000

Hammer: £20,000

Gardiner Houlgate, Corsham, August 18

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 18ct ‘Everose’ Cosmograph Daytona, ref 116515, c.2010.

Estimate: £16,500-18,500

Hammer: £16,500

Thomson Roddick, Carlisle, August 18

Mid 19th century English School portrait of Daniel Gurney (1791- 1880), banker, antiquarian and brother of Elizabeth Fry, oil on canvas, 2ft 4in x 2ft (70 x 60cm).

Estimate: £3000-5000

Hammer: £10,000


Richard Winterton, Lichfield, August 17

Sèvres studio vase by Taxile Doat (1851-1939) dated 1907, 5in (13cm).

Estimate: £40-50

Hammer: £1050

Mitchells, Cockermouth, August 12

Palitoy Star Wars Luke Skywalker action figure in bubble and card packaging.

Estimate: £50-80

Hammer: £2900

Philip Serrell, Malvern, August 12

J Diddams, oil on canvas, The Landing of Australian and New Zealand Troops at Gaba Jepe, April 25th 1915, 14in x 2ft 5in (35 x 72cm).

Estimate: £20-40

Hammer: £1250

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for August 12-18, 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