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TimeLine, Harwich, November 24

Early 17th century silver vervel hawking ring inscribed Kyng James, found in West Sussex, 2016.

Estimate: £4000-6000

Hammer: £18,500

Van Ham, Köln, November 19

Bronze by Evgenij Aleksandrovic Lansere (Russia 1848-86) of a mounted soldier with rifle, 13in (32cm), inscribed in Cyrillic with foundry mark and dated 1882.

Estimate: €2000-3000

Hammer: €15,000

Fellows, Birmingham, November 23

Hermès 2002 matte niloticus crocodile Birkin 30 handbag.

Estimate: £6000-8000

Hammer: £11,000


Thomson Roddick, Dumfries, November 24

Pair of Chinese cloisonné vases decorated with shou characters and other symbols, 13in (33cm).

Estimate: £60-100

Hammer: £2300

Kings Russell, London, November 24

Original Get Carter UK quad film poster, 1971, with artwork by Arnaldo Putzu.

Estimate: £30-50

Hammer: £1000

Jefferys, Lostwithiel, November 25

Specimen marquetry occasional table, c.1870, in the manner of Anton Seuffert, New Zealand.

Estimate: £300-500

Hammer: £9800

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for November 19-25, 2020. ‘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