TOP SELLING LOTS
Richard Edmonds, Chippenham, October 18
Dominion Motor Spirit Co glass petrol pump globe, in exceptional condition.
Morgan O’Driscoll, Dublin, October 21
Bridget Riley (b.1931) British Serpentine Study 3, Group A, gouache signed, titled and dated ‘99, 15½ x 15in (39 x 38cm).
Galerie Bassange, Berlin-Grunewald, October 17
Cranach Press copy of Virgil’s Eclogues with 43 woodcuts by Aristide Maillol and 17 initials by Eric Gill, a special edition of eight copies on parchment in cream and gilt binding, 1926.
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Wotton Auction Rooms, Gloucestershire, October 22
The Grey Village, a 18in x 3ft (45 x 92cm) ink and watercolour on paper with character and seal marks for Cheong Soo Pieng (Singapore, 1917-83).
Barsby Auctions, Sydney, October 19
Rococo style silver plated samovar, probably Russian, c.1850.
Pippa Deeley Auctions, Bodiam, East Sussex, October 19
Eighteenth century banded agate ring with possibly Roman intaglio.
Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for October 17-23, 2019.
‘Highest multiple over top estimate’ = Our selection of items from the top 20 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 20 highest hammer prices paid by internet bidders on thesaleroom.com