TOP SELLING LOTS
Bonhams, London, February 10
The Mosque of Aurangzeb, Benares, as seen from the Ganges, c.1863, by Richard Robert Drabble (1859-85), oil on canvas, 2ft x 3ft (60 x 91cm).
Elmwood’s, London, February 9
Early 19th century diamond and enamel ring set with old mine cut stone of 2.49 carats, later French import assay marks.
Stride & Son, Chichester, February 10
Fishing boat with figures on shore, indistinctly signed and dated 1885 with label reading Sea Piece. Lagolio, Russian, oil on canvas, (42 x 69cm).
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Criterion, London, February 9
Two Qing bronze censers with apocryphal six-character Xuande reign marks.
Swan Fine Art, Tetsworth, February 4
Taxidermy and hallmarked silver ‘claw and ball’ lamp by Rowland Ward, London 1907, 14in (35cm) high.
Taylors, Montrose, February 8
A Catalogue of the Fasque [Castle] Library, 1820, handwritten inventory in marbled boards.
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for February 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