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TOP SELLING LOTS

Lots Road, London, September 22

Four 18th century Cantonese enamel ewers for the Islamic market, the tallest 14in (35cm) high, with damage.

Estimate: £200-400

Hammer: £34,000

Sovereign Rarities, London, September 24

Rare Angelot D’Or of Henry VI (1422-53) struck at the St Lô mint from 1427, extremely fine and very rare.

Estimate: £20,000-25,000

Hammer: £19,000

Babuino Casa d’Aste, Rome, September 18

White marble bust of young girl signed and dated 1854 for Pietro Tenerani (1789-1869), 18in (46cm) high.

Estimate: €800-1200

Hammer: €10,000

HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE

Duggleby Stephenson, York, September 20

Chinese bronze censer and associated cover with six-character Xuande mark to base, 3in (8cm).

Estimate: £100-150

Hammer: £2500

Reeman Dansie, Colchester, September 25

Hand-coloured maps of China and Insulae Phlippinae with Latin text description verso from the Mercator-Hondius series, 1606, each 3 x 5in (8 x 12cm).

Estimate: £50-70

Hammer: £1200

Reeman Dansie, Colchester, September 25

Carte Reduite Des Isles Philippines, and engraved chart by Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-72) dated 1752, 3ft x 23in (89 x 58cm), patch and tape repair to spine.

Estimate: £80-120

Hammer: £4700

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for September 18-25, 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