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Top selling lots

Chiswick Auctions, London, May 25

A chinese yixing teapot and cover. Four-character Shao Renyuan zhi mark to base, 5in (12.5cm) high, 7½in (19cm) wide.

Estimate: £500-800

Hammer: £19,000

Kingham & Orme, Evesham, May 24

A René Lalique Suzanne statuette, opalescent amber colour. Moulded R.Lalique to rear and engraved France R. Lalique to base, c.1925. Height 9in (23cm).

Estimate: £8000-10,000

Hammer: £13,000

Comic Book Auctions, May 11

Batman 1, coverless (1940). Complete interior with all 64 cream/light tan pages.

Estimate: £2000-2500

Hammer: £7100

Highest price over estimate

Dawson’s, Maidenhead, May 26

A late 19th century Anglo-Indian ivory and tortoiseshell veneered travelling box, 6 x 6½ x 9½in (16.5 x 17 x 24cm).

Estimate: £700-900

Hammer: £17,500

Paul Beighton, Rotherham, May 26

A cherry-amber coloured Bakelite/Catalin desk stand incorporating a pair of brick effect inkwells and a butterscotch-amber coloured Art Deco Bakelite perpetual desk calendar, 11 x 4½ x 3½in (28 x 11.5 x 9cm).

Estimate: £40-60

Hammer: £12,000

Kingham & Orme, Evesham, May 24

An early 19th century corkscrew with rosewood handle, G Twiggs patent.

Estimate: £60-100

Hammer: £1700

861 Most registered online bidders

Tennants, Leyburn, North Yorkshire, May 25

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for May 24-30, 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