TOP SELLING LOTS
Canterbury Auction Galleries, August 7
Two Kangxi style blue and white porcelain jars and covers, 11in (33cm) high, plus a famille verte bowl enamelled with figures on a terrace and sacred objects with a seal mark to the base.
David Lay, Penzance, August 13
A three-quarter dollar Amoy consular stamp from an extensive collection of stamps issued from Hong Kong and other treaty ports.
Fellows, Birmingham, August 13
Rolex Oyster Perpetual day-date watch c.1977 with 18ct yellow gold case and bracelet (afterset diamonds to the dial).
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Spicers, Driffield, August 9
Meiji period Satsuma vase by Kinkozan of Kyoto with temple and cavalry scenes to dark blue and gilt ground, 4½in (11.5cm).
Mendip, Somerset, August 10
Qing dragon-carved pale celadon jade and hardwood brush stand, 7in (17cm).
Rogers Jones, Cardiff, August 9
Three Victorian ceramic architectural portrait roundels, probably Minton, each 2ft (34cm) across, from collection of Cardiff stonemason and structural engineer W Clarke.
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for August 7-14,20ig.
‘Highest multiple over top 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