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East Bristol Auctions, Bristol, October 29

Queen Anne bracket clock by Francis Robinson of London with musical cylinder playing Britain Strike Home and The King, 20in (50cm).

Estimate: £4000-6000

Hammer: £15,000

Ashley Waller, Cheshire, October 24

The Cart, a limited edition signed print by LS Lowry, 2ft 2in x 23in (65 x 58cm).

Estimate: £3000-5000

Hammer: £8100

Chiswick Auctions, London, October 25

Parcel gilt silver ceremonial mace or soonta with elephant and ram’s head finials, 19th century Deccan or north India, 2ft 1in (62cm).

Estimate: £2000-2500

Hammer: £7500


Hawley’s, Beverley, October 27

A miscellaneous lot including rare nickel plated Porteous’s whistle by Stevens & Son, Southwark Bridge Road, c.1850.

Estimate: £50-80

Hammer: £2400

Kent Auction Galleries, Folkestone, October 26

Victorian ebonised and gilt ‘Anglo-Japanese’ table to design by EW Godwin, stamped Gillows No 713.

Estimate: £150-300

Hammer: £4500

John Nicholson’s, Haslemere, October 24

A collection of 10 Roman glass bottles including mould-blown vessels modelled as heads and bunches of grapes.

Estimate: £200-300

Hammer: £3400

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for October 24-30, 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