TOP SELLING LOTS
La Suite Subastas, Barcelona, July 7
The annunciation to the shepherds, 16th century Venetian school, manner of Bassano, oil on canvas, 2ft 6in x 3ft 6in (76cm x 1.05m).
Hammer: €35,000 (£30,200)
Elmwood’s, London, July 12
Blackened gold, yellow sapphire, diamond and ruby ‘panther’ collar necklace, the yellow sapphires all totalling 30-35ct.
Holts, Wolferton, Norfolk, July 11
Baker pattern 1805 flintlock service rifle marked for the 1st Battalion 95th Rifle Regiment, together with set of original Baker implements.
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Potteries Auctions, Silverdale, Stoke-on-Trent, July 7
Royal Doulton prototype figure Mrs Bunnykins.
Duggleby Stephenson, York, July 7
Two small Chinese jades, one carved as two frogs and another as a fox on a rock.
Ramsay & Cornish, Edinburgh, July 9
Eight-key rosewood and white metal flute by Rudall & Rose, 15 Plaza, Covent Garden in its original box.
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