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Bonhams, London, March 30

French late 19th century ormolu-mounted kingwood, rosewood and Vernis Martin meuble a hauteur d’appui either by Maison Krieger or Joseph Emanuel Zwiener.

Estimate: £12,000-18,000

Hammer: £15,000

Tate Ward, London, March 30

Damien Hirst (b.1965-), H9-4 Politeness, 2021, a laminated giclee print on aluminium from an edition of 1549, 4ft x 3ft 2in (1.2m x 96cm).

Estimate: £7000-9000

Hammer: £14,000

Setdart Subastas, Barcelona, March 24

George II bracket clock with musical movement playing six melodies signed for Robert Higgs. London, 2ft (60cm).

Estimate: €10,000-12,000

Hammer: €12,000


Gorringe’s, Lewes, March 28

Dutch school, oil on wooden panel, fishing boats along the coast, 6 x 9in (16 x 23cm).

Estimate: £50-80

Hammer: £2000

Ewbank’s, Woking, March 24

Manner of L Schunemann (fl. c.1651-81), portrait of the Countess of Rothes, oil on canvas, 3ft 11in x 3ft 4in (1.19m x 99cm).

Estimate: £200-300

Hammer: £5500

Neumeister, Munich, March 30

A series of early 20th century photographs and watercolour portraits relating to Ferdinand I of Bulgaria and other members of the Bulgarian court.

Estimate: €250-300

Hammer: €5000

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