Top selling lots
Cheffins, Cambridge, June 14
Marmaduke Cradock (1660-1717), a pair of oils of exotic fowl in carved giltwood frames.
Summers Place Auctions, Billingshurst, June 13
An 18th century Italian marble sarcophagus with five lines of Latin inscription after the antique, 6ft 10in (2.08m), from Parkstead House, Roehampton.
Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood, Exeter, June 14
A rare, well preserved Arctic exploration sledge flag for Admiral George Richards KCB, Commander of HMS Assistance in Sir Edward Belcher’s expedition of 1852-54.
Highest price over estimate
Byrne’s, Chester, June 14
Hagenauer nickel plated brass bust, 12in (30cm) high.
Elgin Auction Centre, June 14
Synchronome electrical master clock in mahogany neoclassical revival case.
Boulton & Cooper, Malton, June 14
Photograph of the Australian cricket team, 1884, measuring 8 x 10in (19 x 25cm), and a photo collage for the 1868 Aboriginal team tour by P Dawson, Hamilton, Victoria.
941 Most registered online bidders
Stroud Auctions, Glos, June 14 (day 1 of a 3-day sale)
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for June 8-14, 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