TOP SELLING LOTS
Charterhouse, Sherborne, April 17
17th century Utrecht school, circle of Jan Van Bijlert, The Penitent Magdalene, oil on canvas, 2ft 6in x 2ft 1in (75 x 62cm).
Galerie Bassenge, Berlin, April 16
A first edition 1917 copy of Cain by Friedrich Koffka in a geometric gilt morocco binding by Otto Dorfner.
Woolley & Wallis, Salisbury, April 18
Two views of a Queen Anne gold and black enamel memento mori ring engraved ET obt 29 Aug 1712 aet 45.
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Ma San, Bath, April 23
Late Qing white jade carving of joined dragon ring with early 1970s purchase history, 3in (7.5cm) high.
Semley, Shaftesbury, April 20
Large 2in (5cm) oval shell cameo brooch depicting an angel, in unmarked gold rope twist frame.
Toovey’s, Washington, April 23
18th century carved yew nutcracker, the top modelled naively as a man’s head and incised with initials AT.
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for April 18-24, 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