TOP SELLING LOTS

C&T Auctions, Tunbridge Wells, January 6

Flintlock Baker rifle with crowned GR and R.l M.y Enfield marks and regulation brass mounts including hinged patch box.

Estimate: £3000-5000

Hammer: £7200

Adam Partridge, Liverpool, January 6

Mid-20th century Chinese mother of pearl inlaid opium bed.

Estimate: £200-400

Hammer: £4100

Hannam’s, Selborne, Hampshire, January 4

Large early 19th century French bronze and red marble mantel clock in the Egyptian revival style, 17in (43cm) high.

Estimate: £300-500

Hammer: £3700

HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE

Bamfords, Rowsley, Derbyshire, January 6

Arts & Crafts oak side cabinet in the manner of Heals.

Estimate: £40-60

Hammer: £850

Special Auction Services, Newbury, January 5

Four pieces of Royal Copenhagen porcelain in the Onion pattern.

Estimate: £80-120

Hammer: £1900

Hannam’s, Selborne, Hampshire, January 4

Sealed box of Real Fabrica Flor Fina FP Del Rio Havana cigars.

Estimate: £30-50

Hammer: £650

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for December 23, 2020, to January 6, 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