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Woolley & Wallis, Salisbury, April 7

Cartier 18ct gold zodiac pendant depicting Aries, signed Cartier, numbered R614, London hallmarks for 1980.

Estimate: £1000-1500

Hammer: £14,000

Chiswick Auctions, London, April 7

View from a window, pencil and watercolour by Patrick Procktor (1936-2003) dated 1968, 2ft x 17in (59 x 44cm).

Estimate: £2000-3000

Hammer: £11,000

Rogers Jones, Colwyn Bay, April 12

An 18th century campaign-style padouk bureau bookcase, possibly Anglo-Chinese, 5ft 1in (1.56m).

Estimate: £200-250

Hammer: £13,500


HRD Auction Rooms, Brading, Isle of Wight, April 12

Victorian taxidermy montage of Australian fauna including birds and a platypus in glazed case, some insect damage.

Estimate: £70-100

Hammer: £1800

Stamford Auction Rooms, Lincolnshire, April 8

Victorian pink paste bracelet, double quatrefoil brooch and screw back earrings with collet set oval stones.

Estimate: £30-50

Hammer: £1800

Jones & Jacob, Watlington, Oxfordshire, April 13

TS Eliot, Old Possums Book of Practical Cats, signed by the author and dated October 1939, some torn pages with partial dust jacket.

Estimate: £60-80

Hammer: £2500

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