TOP SELLING LOTS
Oriental Art Auction, Hattem June 8
Safavid Quran, possibly Shiraz second half of the 16th century, refurbished c.1880 by Muhammad ‘Ali Isfahani, Sultan al-Kuttab (king of scribes) with a lacquer binding by Fathullah Shirazi.
Hammer: €400,000 (£363,600)
Historica Aucktionhaus, Berlin, June 7
Hermann David Salomon Corrodi (1844-1905), Orientalist oil on canvas of a sunset on the Nile, signed and inscribed Roma, 2ft 1in x 4ft 2in (66cm x 1.26m).
Hammer: €34,000 (£29,200)
Bonhams, London June 7
Cloisonné enamel and gilt bronze incense burner in the form of a fangding, 6in (15cm) high, 18th century, provenance to Roger Keverne.
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Beeston Auctions, Norfolk, June 9
Cotswolds School inlaid oak bedroom suite.
Wessex Auction Rooms, Chippenham, June 6
Probably early 19th century oil on board sketch of a Venetian scene.
Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Taunton, June 4
Advertising sign for Ushers Noted Stout, The Brewery, Trowbridge, 10in by 2ft 7in (24 x 77cm).
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for June 3-9, 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