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Top selling lots

Marchance, Hong Kong, September 13

Qianlong period white jade ox, 5½in (14cm).

Estimate: HK$750,000

Hammer: HK$£1.5m (£146,000)

Tennants, Leyburn, September 29

Japanese 17th century lacquer shield with gilt coat of arms, 23in (57cm) diameter.

Estimate: £1500-2000

Hammer: £6200

Woolley & Wallis, Salisbury, October 4

Late 19th century German ivory and silver-gilt mounted tankard depicting the death of Gustavus Adolphus at the Battle of Lutzen, 20in (50cm) high.

Estimate: £6000-8000

Hammer: £8800

Highest price over estimate

Special Auction Services, Newbury, October 3

Qing celadon jade water pot carved with two bats and leaves on a hardwood stand, 2½in (6cm) across, some damage.

Estimate: £100-150

Hammer: £9800

Hansons, Etwall, September 28

Bilston enamel double-sided Masonic pendant, c.1760, and two similar furniture mounts.

Estimate: £100-150

Hammer: £3200

British Bespoke Auctions, Winchcombe, September 28

Sardonyx cameo pendant carved with Hercules in silver mount.

Estimate: £100-150

Hammer: £3000


1177 Most registered online bidders

Hansons, Etwall, September 28-30


Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on 
thesaleroom.com for September 28-October 4, 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