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Antony Cribb, Newbury, July 20

Probably late 17th century Indian Mughal work box decorated with silver plaquettes on a tortoiseshell ground with copper gilt mounts, 9in (23cm) high, numerous losses.

Estimate: £500-800

Hammer: £15,000

Roseberys, London, July 20

Studio of Sir Peter Lely (1618-80), Portrait of Miss Elizabeth Lewis, daughter of Sir Thomas Lewis and Elizabeth Dashwood, c.1677, oil on canvas, 4ft 2in x 3ft 4in (1.25 x 1.01m).

Estimate: £4000-6000

Hammer: £15,000

Hansons, Etwall, Derbyshire, July 20

Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979), a woodland landscape, oil on canvas, signed and dated 1934, 19in x 2ft 4in (48 x 70cm).

Estimate: £15,000-20,000

Hammer: £15,000


Thomson Roddick, Carlisle, July 20

Pair of Howard-style armchairs and sofa in need of full restoration.

Estimate: £80-120

Hammer: £4200

Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood, Exeter, July 14

Late Qing famille rose figural porcelain ‘trick’ cup.

Estimate: £50-100

Hammer: £3100

Mallams, Abingdon, July 19

A pair of needlework samplers by Elizabeth Mary Trorey aged 11, 1839, and Emma Marie Trorey aged 11, 1840, each 19 x 13in (43 x 33cm) and similarly framed.

Estimate: £200-300

Hammer: £7800

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for July 15-21, 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