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Lempertz, Cologne, November 17

Panoramic Landscape with the Conversion of Saint Paul by Master of the Female Halflengths (active c.1525-50), oil on panel, 12 x 17in (30.5 x 44cm)

Estimate: €100,000-140,000

Hammer: €330,000 (£293,465)

Tennants, Leyburn, North Yorkshire, November 17

A pair of George III mahogany foldover card tables (one shown), late 18th century, with hinged leaf enclosing a green baize lined interior.

Estimate: £1500-2000

Hammer: £8800

Rowley’s, Newmarket , November 20

Circle of Thomas Gainsborough (1727-88), Portrait of Squire Rowe, oil on canvas, provenance to the Sir William Agnew pictures from Rougham Hall.

Estimate: £2000-3000

Hammer: £9000


Lawrences, Crewkerne, November 16

A pair of Russian children’s shoes purportedly worn by the daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, with a label inside for Henry Weiss, St Petersburg.

Estimate: £80-120

Hammer: £4900

Duke’s Avenue Auctions, Dorchester, November 20

A collection of late 19th and early 20th century ephemera relating to Ludvig Verner Helms and James Brooke, the ‘Rajah of Sarawak’, including letters and correspondence.

Estimate: £100-200

Hammer: £4000

Eldreds, Plymouth, November 20

Arne Jacobsen egg chair dating from the early 1960s, faded upholstery.

Estimate: £40-60

Hammer: £1450

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for November 15-21, 2018.

‘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