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Bertolami Fine Art, London, February 16

Rolex Daytona 6265 first series wristwatch with ‘mille righe’ pushers, c.1971.

Estimate: £46,000-65,000

Hammer: £47,500

John Nicholson’s, Haslemere, February 17

Germination, 2001, acrylic on canvas, signed and inscribed verso, 3ft 4in (1m) square, catalogued as by Sayed Haider Raza (Indian 1922-2016). Note: following the auction the Raza Foundation was reported to have stated that based on its current knowledge the work would not appear in its catalogue raisonné.

Estimate: £40,000-60,000

Hammer: £40,000

Auction Zero, London, February 12

Emerald and diamond ring with 2ct untreated Columbian central stone, with GIA report.

Estimate: £12,000-18,000

Hammer: £15,000


Bishop & Miller, Stowmarket, February 12

Ming-style Chinese porcelain blue and white ewer, 14in (35cm) high.

Estimate: £150-250

Hammer: £5200

Kings Russell, London, February 16

Indian miniature of a nobleman and musician, 18 x 15in (41 x 37cm) with frame.

Estimate: £80-120

Hammer: £11,500

Reeman Dansie, Colchester, timed sale closing February 14

An avenue of trees, oil on board, in the manner of Thomas Churchyard (1798-1865), 10 x 7in (26 x 17cm).

Estimate: £30-40

Hammer: £7900

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for February 11-17, 2021.

‘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