Top selling lots
Ketterer Kunst, Hamburg, May 22
Harry Roskolenko, Paris Poems, 1950, deluxe edition numbered 1/15 including original watercolour drawing and the additional suite of plates signed by the artist and the author.
Chiswick Auctions, London, May 24
18th century Indo-Portuguese (Goanese) hardwood, ivory and inlaid tabernacle, 2ft (60cm) high.
TimeLine Auctions, London, May 23
A restrung set of 4th century BC Greek gold elements with beaded wire, filigree and granule detailing, ex the Mansees collection; formed 1950s-early 1990s.
Highest price over estimate
Adam Partridge, Macclesfield, May 18
An 18th century Indo-Portuguese tabletop cabinet with bone inlay, poor condition.
Matthew Barton, London, May 24
An early Arabic folio from a dispersed manuscript of Al-Jauhari’s dictionary of the Arabic language, late Abbasid, probably Baghdad, 13th century with later alterations.
Anthemion, Cardiff, May 24
An 18th century salt glazed stoneware mug decorated with flower heads and leaves, 5½in (14cm) high, together with a later loving cup applied with figures in a tavern.
1196 Most registered online bidders
Hansons, Etwall, Derbyshire May 18-23
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for May 18-24, 2017.
‘Highest price over estimate’ = Our selection of items from the top 10 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 10 highest hammer prices paid by internet bidders on thesaleroom.com