TOP SELLING LOTS
Woolley & Wallis, Salisbury, May 21
Late Ming or early Qing rhinoceros horn tripod form libation cup carved with chilongs, 4in (12cm) high, with pre-war provenance.
Duke’s, Dorchester, May 20
White jade tripod censer and cover, 7in (18cm) high, late Qing or Republic period.
Chiswick Auctions, London, May 20
Pair of Yongzheng period ruby back Canton enamel ‘butterfly’ dishes, 8in (21cm).
Fieldings, Stourbridge, May 18
Pulcini olive glass bird c.1964 designed by Alessandro Pianon for Vistosi, 8in (21cm).
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Busby, Bridport, May 16
Hughes Cake & Biscuits tinplate delivery van plus an early 20th century tinplate clockwork flatbed truck.
Dreweatts 1759, Newbury, May 22
Pair of Meiji period Arita models of a cockerel and a hen, c.1900, the largest 12in (29cm) high.
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for May 16-22,2019.
‘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