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Aldridges, Bath, January 28

Gold, natural pearl and diamond brooch including two pearls with a pale gold orient of approx 14.5mm.

Estimate: £800-1200

Hammer: £36,000

Elmwood’s, London, January 29

Nineteenth century Cantonese pierced and carved ivory cockade fan and case.

Estimate: £3000-5000

Hammer: £7500

Thimbleby Shorland, Reading, January 25

Large early-20th century Louis Vuitton cabin trunk covered in monogram canvas in original condition with stamped metalwork, 3ft 4in (1.01m) across.

Estimate: £4500-5500

Hammer: £5500


Chorley’s, Cheltenham, January 28

Plaster and terracotta relief of The Last Supper in 17th century style, 3ft 8in (1.1m) from the cellar of Spetchley Park.

Estimate: £60-80

Hammer: £6000

Anderson & Garland, Newcastle upon Tyne, January 23

Two oil on canvas still-lifes c.1940 by Lucy Harwood (1893-1972), 20 x 15in (50 x 40cm).

Estimate: £60-100

Hammer: £4500

Semley, Shaftesbury, January 25

Nineteenth century carved and turned boxwood and macassar ebony chess set, the kings 3¾in (9.5cm) high.

Estimate: £40-60

Hammer: £1200

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for January 23-29, 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