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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.

Estimate: £15,000-20,000

Hammer: £15,000

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.

Estimate: £2500-3500

Hammer: £8500

Lockdales, Ipswich, June 14

Bank of Egypt 50 Piastres note dated 1916, signed Frederick Rowlatt, graded Choice About Uncirculated 58.

Estimate: £5000-6000

Hammer: £7600


Rowleys, Ely, June 10

Pair of Qing monochrome brown lustre glazed bowls with blue six-character Guangxu marks, some damage.

Estimate: £30-50

Hammer: £3000

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.

Estimate: £60-80

Hammer: £2700

Unique Auctions, Lincoln, June 14

Pieces of decking taken from HMS Victory during restoration in 1922-23 plus a 7lb cannon ball.

Estimate: £30-50

Hammer: £1600

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