TOP SELLING LOTS
Bonhams, London, December 18
Monumental Victorian Scottish silver ewer by Marshall & Sons, Edinburgh 1883 embossed and chased with a classical battle scene, 208oz.
Amersham Auction Rooms, December 17
Chinese bronze censer and stand, 11in (27cm) diameter with apocryphal Xuende mark.
Dominic Winter, South Cerney, December 17
Propeller of a Heinkel He III shot down over Skegness 15 March 1941 by Guy Gibson VC, DFC (1918-44). On a bespoke stand.
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Adam Partridge, Macclesfield, December 16
Wedgwood creamware teapot decorated with John Wesley and a further creamware teapot, possibly Leeds, titled Beware of the Fox, damages and repair.
Stride & Son, Chichester, December 18
Two Qing mutton fat carved and pierced celadon jade plaques, the larger decorated with birds and stylised flowers, 4in (10.5cm) wide.
Anderson & Garland, Newcastle, December 17
Fry’s Milk Chocolate ‘Five Boys’ enamel advertising sign, 18 x 12in (44 x 30cm).
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for December 17-22,2020. ‘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