TOP SELLING LOTS
Cheffins, Cambridge, January 9
First edition, first issue of Isaac Newton’s Opticks: or, a Treatise of the Reflexions, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light, 1704, rebacked panel calf boards.
Elmwood’s, London, January 15
Cosmos ring by Van Cleef & Arpels set with round cut diamonds totalling 3.25cts, modern.
Bonhams, Edinburgh, January 15
Pair of Royal Crown Derby campana shape vases painted with sprays of garden flowers by Désiré Leroy, dated 1898, 6in (15cm).
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Gorringe’s, Lewes, January 13
Tibetan thangka depicting a nobleman surrounded by demons, 2ft 5in x 20in (73 x 50cm).
Capes Dunn, Stockport, January 14
The Rainbow, Salisbury Cathedral, a mezzotint by David Lucas after John Constable, 21in x 2ft 3in (55 x 68cm), c.1829-32.
Chiswick Auctions, London, January 13
Oil on card Winter Landscape signed lower left for Václav Radimský (Czech 1867-1946), 2ft x 2ft 4in (60 x 71cm).
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for January 9-15, 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