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Stride & Son, Chichester, December 20

An archive of sketches, correspondence and ephemera relating to Sir Alfred Munnings including five pencil sketches of figures and horses, one inscribed and dated Kersey, Suffolk, 1931.

Estimate: £3000-4000

Hammer: £3000

Stride & Son, Chichester, December 20

Eighteenth century painted tavern-style fusee wall clock with 19in (47cm) dial.

Estimate: £80-100

Hammer: £1850


Clarke’s, Shaftesbury, December 28

Ancient Greek style bronze protome gryphon’s head mounted on marble base, 7in (18cm).

Estimate: £30-50

Hammer: £1700

Clarks, Liskeard, January 1

Early-20th century ink and watercolour scroll with inscription and two seals.

Estimate: £80-100

Hammer: £2100

Clarke’s, Shaftesbury, December 29

American scrimshaw powder horn engraved with a map of New York state and British royal crest, 9in (22cm) long.

Estimate: £50-80

Hammer: £1700

Sutton Hill Farm Country Auctions, Broughton Astley, December 29

Eterna Matic Kontiki watch with tropical brown dial reference 4429935.

Estimate: £30-50

Hammer: £700

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for December 19, 2019-January 1, 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 10 highest hammer prices paid by internet internet bidders on thesaleroom.com