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Duke’s, Dorset, September 10

Ferrari 412 tourer, one of only 576 made.

Estimate: £20,000-40,000

Hammer: £28,000

Rogers Jones, Cardiff, September 12

Sir Kyffin Williams, oil on canvas of Eryri mountains near Llanberis titled Clogwyn y Person I, 2ft 6in x 3ft 6in (74cm x 1.05m), purchased in 2000.

Estimate: £18,000-25,000

Hammer: £19,500

Lyon & Turnbull, Edinburgh, September 16

Roman lead ‘pig’ ingot c.81AD with raised inscription reading Imperatore Caesare Domitiano Augusto Consule Septimum with 18th century provenance.

Estimate: £15,000-25,000

Hammer: £17,000


Cooper and Tanner, Frome, September 10

Mixed lot including probably 17th century bronze cast of The Pacing Horse after Giambologna.

Estimate: £20-40

Hammer: £19,000

Clarke & Simpson, Suffolk, September 12

Brass and enamel office plaque titled Collins’ Agency Domestic Registry Situations in all parts, 12in (30cm) square.

Estimate: £10-20

Hammer: £1200

Andrew Smith, Alresford, September 10

Eastern Orthodox four-fold pocket icon with panels painted with a vision of hell, the Crucifixion, Christ in heaven and saints feeding the poor and preaching before a townscape with a Coptic church, 6in x 21in (15 x 53cm).

Estimate: £100-150

Hammer: £3600

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for September 10-16, 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