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Chiswick Auctions, London, November 18

Late Ming dynasty blue and white meiping decorated with a continuous peony scroll, later mounted as a lamp, 15in (38cm).

Estimate: £500-800

Hammer: £40,000

Woolley & Wallis, Salisbury, November 23

Late Edo or Meiji period inlaid iron koro, 16in (40cm), signed, inscribed Myochin ki Munenori.

Estimate: £20,000-30,000

Hammer: £20,000

Kunst & Design Auktionshaus Schops, Krefeld, November 20

Hans Coper, matt black stoneware vessel with four indents and cylindrical foot, 5½in (13cm) high, c.1983.

Estimate: n/a

Hammer: €16,500 (£15,000)


Chorley’s, Cheltenham, November 23-24

Carved and painted tribal figure modelled with arms outstretched and seated on a barrel, 2ft 4in (70cm) high.

Estimate: £60-80

Hammer: £5500

Dominic Winter, South Cerney, November 18

Seven Fresnel steel and glass lenses from the Little Ross island lighthouse, Galloway.

Estimate: £200-300

Hammer: £6500

Huntly Auctions, Turriff, Aberdeenshire, November 23

Medal group of three including 1939-1945 War Medal with ‘mentioned in dispatches’ oak leaf to 3773017 Private AJ Elliot, Kings.

Estimate: £40-60

Hammer: £4300

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for November 4-10, 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