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TOP SELLING LOTS

Featonby’s, North Shields, September 3

Rolex 5100 Texano in 18ct gold, c.1970.

Estimate £10,000-12,500

Hammer: £12,000

Vendu Rotterdam, September 7

White glazed stoneware composite vase form by Hans Coper (1920-81), 11½in (29cm), purchased at the Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 1967.

Estimate €15,000-30,000

Hammer: €60,000 (£54,500)

Mitchells, Cockermouth, September 3

Tête-à-Tête, an oil on canvas by Vittorio Reggianini (1858-1938), 23in x 2ft 7in (57 x 71cm).

Estimate: £15,000-20,000

Hammer: £14,700

HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE

Great Western Auctions, Glasgow, September 4

Sino-Tibetan gilt bronze throne, 5½in (13.5cm) diameter plus a Qing hardstone boulder carving.

Estimate: £30-50

Hammer: £20,000

Bentley’s, Cranbrook, Kent, September 5

Qing famille rose figure of the Buddhist monk Pu-Tai, 10in (25cm).

Estimate: £60-80

Hammer: £4300

Batemans, Stamford, September 5

Needlework sampler c.1740 with text reserve and vignettes of flora and fauna, 12½ x 10in (31 by 25cm).

Estimate: £200-300

Hammer: £9500

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for September 3-9, 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