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Top selling lots

Tennants, Leyburn, January 20

One of a group of three small unframed oils including one in the style of Pietro Longhi (1702-85), 8 x 10in (19 x 26cm).

Estimate: £200-400

Hammer: £34,000

Lawrences, Crewkerne, January 18

18ct gold open-faced keyless minute repeating pocket watch by Patek Philippe in original fitted wooden box with spare glass and certificate, dated 1904.

Estimate: £8000-12,000

Hammer: £15,000

Burstow & Hewett, Battle, January 24

A large pair of Zsolnay Pecs vases with painted and gilded arabesque designs, 2ft (60cm) high.

Estimate: £1500-2000

Hammer: £10,200

Chiswick Auctions, London, January 24

John Bellany (1942-2013), untitled, oil on board, 20 x 17in (50 x 43cm).

Estimate: £2000-3000

Hammer: £9500

Highest price over estimate

Lawrences, Crewkerne, January 18

Republic period tianqiunping painted with chrysanthemum and other flowers, archaistic Yongzheng-style seal mark, 13in (33cm).

Estimate: £200-300

Hammer: £4200

Tennants, Leyburn, January 19

A Chelsea red anchor period teapot painted with flower sprigs, 6in (15cm) high.

Estimate: £80-120

Hammer: £1600

1523 Most registered online bidders

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for January 18-24, 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