TOP SELLING LOTS
Elstob Auctions, Ripon, timed online sale closing May 7
Portrait of Anne Templer, Lady de la Pole, attributed to Thomas Beach (1738-1806), oil on canvas signed and dated 1793, 2ft 6in x 2ft 1in (74 x 62cm).
Andreas Thies, Kirchheim Unter Teck, May 5
Leather, velvet and silver embroidered Seven Years’ War era cartridge pouch for officers of the Grenadiers des Gardes Francaises, 1756-63.
Hammer: €14,000 (£12,400)
William George, Edinburgh, timed online sale closing May 4
David W Gunn (1865-1935), The Fair, oil on canvas, 3ft x 4ft (90cm x 1.2m).
HIGHEST PRICE OVER ESTIMATE
Amersham Auction Rooms, Buckinghamshire, May 4
Fairbairn-Sykes fighting knife with Wilkinson blade and another smaller steel commando knife.
Thomas Miller, Newcastle upon Tyne, May 9
Green painted 19th century Windsor-type armchair with heart-shaped backrest
Ma San Auction, Bath, May 4
Late 19th century Persian tombak drum with khatamkari marquetry decoration, 23in (47cm) high.
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for May 4-10, 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