TOP SELLING LOTS
Silverstone Auctions, Leamington Spa, May 23
1984 Aston Martin V8 Series 4 ‘Oscar India’ in Salisbury Blue coachwork with warranted 10,550 mileage.
Penrith Farmers & Kidd, Cumbria, May 22
A Qianlong mark and period bronze mirror cast with three panels of verse, 2ft 6in (74cm), later hung as a gong.
Bamfords, Derby, May 20,
Probably 17th century Continental School oil on canvas of a lady with pearl necklace and gold coins, 2ft 10in x 2ft 5in (86 x 73cm).
Hermann Historica, Munich, May 25
Large 19th century Meissen chinoiserie model after Johann Joachim Kaendler, 15in (36cm), some restoration.
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Franklin Brown, Edinburgh, May 23
Rare Kangxi powder-blue and underglaze-red saucer dish decorated with a seated lohan.
Flints, Thatcham, May 21
A microscope slide with label for the mineral ‘Kenyte’ and Shackleton Antarctic Expdtn No G579, Gregory, Bottley, London.
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for May 21-27, 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