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Gardiner Houlgate, Corsham, March 23

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Yacht-Master in 18ct gold, ref 16628B.

Estimate: £13,000-16,000

Hammer: £16,500

Fonsie Mealy, Castlecomer, March 23

Paul Henry (1876-1958), Connemara Landscape with Cottages and Mountains, c.1923-24, watercolour on paper, label for the Victor Waddington Galleries, Dublin.

Estimate: €6000-8000

Hammer: €17,000


David Lay, Penzance, March 17

Catalogue of the H Seymour Trower Collection of Japanese Art, Glendining & Co, London, 1913.

Estimate: £20-40

Hammer: £2100

Keys, Aylsham, March 19

Finely worked needlework sampler decorated with foliage, animals and religious text, signed Elizabeth Smith Dunning, 1828, 20in (49cm) high.

Estimate: £80-120

Hammer: £3100

Cromwells, Sawbridgeworth, March 23

Georgian 18ct gold ring and gemstone momento mori ring with inscription, 14th August 1742.

Estimate: £80-120

Hammer: £1850

Gorringe’s, Lewes, March 21

19th century Ostenberg morocco leather-cased set of three cut-throat razors with topographical etched blades.

Estimate: £60-80

Hammer: £1200

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for March 17-23, 2022.

‘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