TOP SELLING LOTS
Special Auction Services, Newbury, January 4
Riviera Sunset by Cecil Rochfort D’Oyly John (1906-93), oil on board, 18 x 22in (46 x 55cm), Frost & Reed trade label.
East Bristol Auctions, January 4
Victorian moonstone and diamond bar brooch with moonstones carved in the form of cherubs.
Whittons, Honiton, December 29
Queen Anne lighthouse form silver sugar caster, Charles Adams, London 1709.
Clarks Auction Room, Liskeard, January 1
Brian Shields ‘Braaq’ (1951-97) oil painting of ice skaters, 23 x 17in (58.5 x 43cm).
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Clarke’s Auctions, Semley, December 29
Late 19th century folk art carved and painted wood butcher’s shop diorama with hanging meat and figures, 8in (20cm) wide.
Chaucer Auctions, January 4
Signed 8 x 5in (20 x 12cm) black and white photograph of Alec Guinness as Obi-Wan Kenobi, dated 1978.
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for December 22 to January 4, 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