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Tennants, Leyburn, August 6

David’s Lilies by Mary Fedden (1915-2012), signed and dated 1989, oil on board, 2ft 6in x 2ft (75 x 60cm).

Estimate: £10,000-15,000

Hammer: £18,000

Bonhams, London, August 11

Silver and silver-gilt filigree tall decanter by Stuart Devlin (1931-2018), London 1981, 60oz.

Estimate: £3000-5000

Hammer: £13,000

J Straker Chadwick, Abergavenny, August 7

Single bottle of Romanée-Conti Monopole 1999.

Estimate: £11,500

Hammer: £13,500


Maxwells, Stockport, August 12

Victorian aquamarine or topaz riviere necklace in 9ct gold.

Estimate: £30-40

Hammer: £3800

Opus Auctions, Sunningdale, Berkshire, August 6

Late Qing porcelain famille rose four-section stacking bowl and cover, some chipping.

Estimate: £40-60

Hammer: £2800

Cadmore Auctions, Cheshunt, August 10

Probably 16th century northern European oil on panel painting of the Baptism of Christ, 18in (39cm) high.

Estimate: £100-200

Hammer: £7500

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on for August 6-12, 2020.

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