TOP SELLING LOTS
Sheppard’s, Durrow, Co Laois, April 29
Six bentwood chairs and glasstopped dining table by Joseph Walsh (b.1979), purchased from the artist’s studio in 2001.
Hammer: €60,000 (£51,200)
Charterhouse, Sherborne, May 5
Late Victorian shepherd’s hut of traditional design on metal wheels, for full restoration.
Dawsons, Maidenhead, April 29
Tiffany & Co glass and gilt bronze mounted standard lamp stamped Tiffany Studios, New York, 1927.
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Hotlotz, Singapore, timed sale ended May 2
Republican-era blue and white porcelain landscape plaque in the manner of Wang Bu, 16 x 12in (45 x 30cm) in hardwood frame.
Hammer: Sin$200,000 (£108,700)
Hannam’s, Selborne, Hampshire, May 4
Daoguang period famille rose porcelain plaque with temple scene, 20 x 14in (50 x 36cm) in a hongmu frame.
East Bristol Auctions, May 4
Star Wars ‘prototype’ lightsaber for Darth Vader by Microflash Micro Precision Products, from the estate of Dave Prowse.
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for April 29-May 5, 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