TOP SELLING LOTS
Olympia Auctions, London, June 14
Model for a Large Work (Version B) by Kenneth Armitage (1916-2002), patinated and painted bronze conceived in 1963, number 0 from the edition of 6.
Dreweatts, Newbury, June 14
Nicholas Condy the Elder (1793-1857), Ships Lying in the Tamar River with the Royal William Yard and Mount Edgcumbe Beyond, oil on canvas.
Lockdales, Ipswich, June 14
Bank of Egypt 50 Piastres note dated 1916, signed Frederick Rowlatt, graded Choice About Uncirculated 58.
HIGHEST PRICE OVER ESTIMATE
Rowleys, Ely, June 10
Pair of Qing monochrome brown lustre glazed bowls with blue six-character Guangxu marks, some damage.
Jones & Jacob, Watlington, Oxfordshire, June 14
Set of 14 Imperial Sèvres dessert plates with apple green ground, c.1807, from the Prince of Talleyrand service, most with damage and paint loss.
Unique Auctions, Lincoln, June 14
Pieces of decking taken from HMS Victory during restoration in 1922-23 plus a 7lb cannon ball.
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for June 8-14, 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