Top selling lots
Chiswick Auctions, London, September 5
Qing rhino horn ‘pine tree’ libation cup carved in high relief with a continuous riverscape, 6in (15cm) diameter.
Gildings, Market Harborough, September 5
Victorian taxidermy case of two grey crested cranes, 4ft 5in (1.36m) high, with partial label for Henry Shaw of Shrewsbury.
Sworders, Stansted Mountfitchet, September 5
George VI (1936-52) proof set, 1937, five pounds, two pounds, sovereign, half sovereign in case of issue.
Highest price over estimate
Durrants, Beccles, August 31
A Victorian porcelain doll in original case.
Hartleys, Ilkley, September 6
Qing padouk throne chair c.1900 with pierced and carved decoration.
Fieldings, Stourbridge, September 2
A 19th century oak nutcracker in 17th century style stamped Copy of original now rotten with age pray preserve this 1874.
988 Most registered online bidders
Bellmans, West Sussex, September 5-7
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for August 31-September 6, 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