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Rogers Jones, Cardiff, November 6

Sir Kyffin Williams, Cottages in snow under the shadow of Esgair Felen, c.1970, inscribed verso Gwastadnant, oil on canvas, 4 x 3ft (1.21m x 90cm).

Estimate: £40,000-50,000

Hammer: £37,000

Auction Team Breker, Cologne, November 6

Ericsson wall telephone set, 1880, first ‘coffin’ model marked Patent L.M. Ericsson & Co, Stockholm.

Estimate: €10,000-12,000

Hammer: €18,000

Parker Fine Art, Farnham, November 4

Allan Ramsay (1713-84) full-length portrait of Miss Mitchell wearing white satin, dated 1742, in a carved giltwood frame, 4ft 1in x 3ft 2in (1.24m x 95cm).

Estimate: £10,000-15,000

Hammer: £10,000


Denhams, Horsham, November 4

Three samplers including religious verse samplers by Sarah King, Ackworth School, 1825, and by Rachel King, Sheepscar School, 1829.

Estimate: £50-75

Hammer: £2400

Cottees, Poole, November 6

Spandau Ballet gold disc presented to Chrysalis Records for sales of True in excess of 50,000 in the Netherlands, 1983.

Estimate: £20-30

Hammer: £2000

Stroud Auctions, Gloucestershire, November 3

Four TG Green spice jars labelled Carroway, Ginger, Cinnamon and Nutmegs, each 4in (10cm).

Estimate: £30-40

Hammer: £1300

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for November 4-10, 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