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TOP SELLING LOTS

Roseberys, London, March 17

A 19th century Italian parchment Sefer Torah on parcel gilt silver-mounted wood and bone rollers in an associated 20th century breakfront parcel gilt arc, both apparently unmarked, 18in (46cm) high.

Estimate: £2000-4000

Hammer: £19,000


Stride & Son, Chichester, March 12

Probably early 20th century Chinese carved and pierced hardwood throne chairs and matching table.

Estimate: £1200-1400

Hammer: £15,000


Halls, Shrewsbury, March 17

Song Dynasty Jian ware ‘hare’s fur’ bowl, lustrous black glaze suffused with ochre streaks, 4in (10cm) diameter.

Estimate: £400-600

Hammer: £13,000

HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE

Bamfords, Derby, March 12

D-Day map of a section of the Normandy beaches marked Defences Ryes. Sheet 37/18 SW Top Secret.

Estimate: £50-60

Hammer: £2000


Wessex Auction Rooms, Chippenham, March 13

A bottle of Lagavulin Island of Islay Malt Whisky together with a bottle of Glenmoriston Old Farm Scotch Whisky.

Estimate: £30-50

Hammer: £1500


Bellmans, Wisborough Green, West Sussex, March 10

Late Qing Thai market benjarong porcelain cadogan teapot together with an extensively broken teapot and cover with similar decoration.

Estimate: £80-120

Hammer: £2400


Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on
thesaleroom.com for March 10-17, 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