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East Bristol Auctions, October 29

Bomb Middle England, 2003, a signed screen print in colours by Banksy (b.1974), 3ft 3in x 14in (99 x 35cm).

Estimate: £15,000-25,000

Hammer: £70,000

Charles Miller, London, November 2

Late 18th century flintlock ‘duck’s foot’ pistol signed Bunney London with inset silvered plate inscribed Capt Edw Rotherham, 13in (33cm).

Estimate: £2000-3000

Hammer: £32,000

Bonhams, London, November 1

Transitional blue and white ‘scholar and deer’ brush pot, 6½in (16cm) high, probably Chongzhen (1627-44).

Estimate: £800-1200

Hammer: £9000


Hannams, Selbourne, November 3

Group lot including Sèvres plate with date letter for 1770 and painter’s mark for Jean Jacques Pierre II (1763-98), probably ‘service à rubans Bleu Celeste’ ordered by Madame du Barry.

Estimate: £30-50

Hammer: £2000

Andrew Smith & Son, Alresford, October 30

Coalport China Heirloom series figure group, Lady with Maid, numbered 176/250.

Estimate: £20-40

Hammer: £820

Bigwood, Stratford-Upon-Avon, October 29

Legacy, a 12 x 16in (30 x 40cm) oil on canvas inscribed and dated 1985 by Leroy Clarke (Trinidad, b.1938) together with a drawing dated 1978.

Estimate: £120-180

Hammer: £2700

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for September 30-October 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