Top selling lots
Sworders, Stansted Mountfitchet, October 9
Robert ‘Mouseman’ Thompson oak refectory table carved with the Horlick arms c.1930, from the Horlicks collection.
Canterbury Auction Galleries, October 4
Qing gilt metal model of a tree, 3in (7cm) high, mounted on Victorian white marble oval base inscribed Taken from the Emperor’s Summer Palace, Pekin, Oct. 1860.
Dominic Winter, South Carney, October 4
Alice and the Fairies, July, 1917, the first in the series of five Cottingley Fairies photographs.
Highest price over estimate
Gorringe’s, Lewes, October 8
Two Qing carved bamboo brush pots, the tallest 8in (20cm) high.
Lyon & Turnbull, Edinburgh, October 10
CRW Nevinson (1889-1946), The Pool, etching, signed and dated 1919, 10 x 7in (25cm x 17cm).
Mendip Auction Rooms, Binegar, Somerset, October 6
A pair of pen and ink silhouettes in gilt metal frames, one inscribed P. Wheeler, Profilest to to ye princesses, Pound St Windsor, August 6th 1795.
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for October 4-11, 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