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McTear’s, Glasgow, February 15

Girl with Fish and Lobster, John Bellany, (1942 -2013), oil on canvas, signed, framed, image size 4 x 3ft (1.22m x 92cm).

Estimate: £4000-6000

Hammer: £6000

Gardiner Houlgate, Corsham, February 20

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Sea-Dweller ‘Double Red’ Submariner 2000 stainless steel gentleman’s wristwatch, ref no 1665, serial no 1721xxx, c.1967-68.

Estimate: £20,000-30,000

Hammer: £21,500


Woolley & Wallis, Salisbury, February 20

Solomon Islands dance staff, Melanesia, inlaid shell and with a leaf shaped blade and four crocodiles along the shaft to an open end with a janus head finial, 2ft (61cm) long.

Estimate: £150-250

Hammer: £3000

Ewbank’s, Send, February 15

Tottenham Hotspur centenary football shirt from 1982. Short sleeved with No 10 on reverse. Purchased at the Bonhams and Brooks auction April 25, 2001. Original lot tag and auction catalogue included – this lot was shown on the front cover, worn by Glenn Hoddle.

Estimate: £800-1200

Hammer: £13,000

McCartneys, Ludlow, February 15

Chinese polychrome silk robe, decorated with with dragons and auspicious objects, 4ft 7in (1.4m) long.

Estimate: £50-100

Hammer: £1550

Bowler & Binnie, Dunfermline, February 17

James McKenzie watercolour, Kirkcudbright, 22in x 2ft 2in (57 x 67cm).

Estimate: £40-60

Hammer: £800

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for February 1-21, 2024.

‘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