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Fellows, Birmingham, April 13

Kashmir sapphire ring, diamond sides, with report stating 4.50cts. Estimated total diamond weight 0.55ct.

Estimate: £12,000-18,000

Hammer: £55,000

Adam Partridge, Macclesfield, April 13

18ct rose gold Patek Philippe Calatrava with box and certificate.

Estimate: £10,000-15,000

Hammer: £14,400

Lawrences of Crewkerne, April 18

Portrait miniature of Arthur Wellesley, the Duke of Wellington, 1815, signed for Simon Jacques Rochard (1788-1872).

Estimate: £300-500

Hammer: £8000


Wessex Auction Rooms, Chippenham, April 15

18th century English Delft tin glazed plate, with who uses me with diligence, 1712 text and leaf surround in underglaze blue, 22cm diameter, some cracking and chipping.

Estimate: £20-30

Hammer: £1600

Ryedale, Kirkbymoorside, April 15

1876 Strathmore rescue bronze medal, presented by the inhabitants of Mauritius, for the rescue of shipwreck survivors on the Crozet Islands in 1875.

Estimate: £40-60

Hammer: £2100

Tayler & Fletcher, Bourton-On- The-Water, April 15

Botanical oil on canvas by Veronica Burleigh (1909-1998), signed lower right, 59 x 49cm.

Estimate: £100-150

Hammer: £4000

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for April 13-19, 2023.

‘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