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Dogny, Lausanne, June 18

Pair of Chinese huanghuali ‘official’s hat’ armchairs or guanmaoyi.

Estimate: SwFr2500-5000

Hammer: SwFr80,000

Haynault, Woluwe-Saint-Pierre, June 15

Tiffany & Co gold, enamel and diamond tiger orchid brooch by Paulding Farnham c.1890.

Estimate: €10,000-15,000

Hammer: €41,000

Anderson & Garland, Newcastle upon Tyne, June 18

Chinese cloisonné, enamel and gilt bronze ‘champion’ vase, 13in (32cm) high, four character Qianlong mark.

Estimate: £5000-8000

Hammer: £31,000


Brown & Turner, Jedburgh, June 15

One of two New Zealand posters issued by the High Commissioner for New Zealand, London, c.1912.

Estimate: £30-50

Hammer: £1500

Reeman Dansie, Colchester, June 18

Pencil and ink sketches of Chinese figures, 7 x 4½in (18cm x 11cm) by George Chinnery (1774-1852) titled verso A Study for a Picture in the National Gallery of Ireland with Thos Agnew & Sons label.

Estimate: £150-250

Hammer: £4300

Trevanion & Dean, Whitchurch, June 15

19th century treen sycamore oval settling bowl, 23in (58cm) wide from Clynog farmhouse, north Wales

Estimate: £50-80

Hammer: £1600

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.comfor January 8-16, 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