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Noonans, London, January 17

Suffragette Women’s Social and Political Union Medal for Valour awarded to Miss Evelyn Hambling, dated August 10 & 12, 1914 in original case of issue.

Estimate: £6000-8000

Hammer: £11,000

McTear’s, Glasgow, January 17

Anna Airy Pocock (1882-1964), Reflections, oil on canvas, 3ft 2in x 21in (1.26m x 52cm).

Estimate: £5000-7000

Hammer: £5000

Bellmans, Billingshurst, January 15

Gold and diamond set portrait miniature inscribed Diana Whittaker, Born 1765, Died 1849, later mounted as a ring.

Estimate: £300-400

Hammer: £4500


Brettells, Newport, Shropshire, January 16

Dried citrus fruit with inscription Given By Mr P Lu Franchini Nov 4 1739 to Miss E Baxter.

Estimate: £40-60

Hammer: £1100

Harper Field, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, January 11

Watercolour study of Lion Brewery, Waterloo, London after the Blitz, monogramed TW lower right, 14 x 10in (35 x 26cm).

Estimate: £30-50

Hammer: £2200

Chiswick Auctions, London, January 17

Watercolour wash and point drawing of The Beast Room at the Royal Menagerie at the Exeter Change, London signed I Field, 1821.

Estimate: £200-300

Hammer: £4200

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for January 11-17, 2024.

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