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Oriental Bru Jeune No 7 doll - $39,000 (£28,890) at Cottone.

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The 20in (51cm) high doll, which was consigned from a private collection in Rochester, sold to an American buyer bidding on the phone at the auction in Geneseo, New York for a hammer price of $39,000 (£28,890), comfortably over the $15,000-25,000 guide.

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Czech Art Deco era perfume bottle attributed to Franz Josef Vater - $18,500 (£13,705) at Cottone.

A lot that dramatically outstripped its pre-sale guide was the Czech Art Deco era perfume bottle attributed to Franz Josef Vater that was previewed in ATG No 2476. Offered with a modest $500-800 estimate, it sailed past that level to take $18,500 (£13,705).