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TOP SELLING LOTS

Daniel Meyer, Münster-Roxel, Germany July 2

Qianlong period filigree silver lotus form ‘dragon’ box, 5½in (14cm).

Estimate: n/a

Hammer: €40,000 (£36,360)

Hansons, Etwall, Derbyshire, July 1

An Abstract composition by Soo Pieng Cheong (Singapore, 1917-83), signed and dated 1960, oil on board, 20in x 2ft 4in (50 x 70cm).

Estimate: £1000-1500

Hammer: £25,000

1818 Auctions, Milthorpe Cumbria, timed sale ended July 4

Early 20th century amethyst, emerald, diamond, gold and silver serpent necklace in original case with 1974 receipt for £1400 from Byworths Antiques, London.

Estimate: £5000-8000

Hammer: £22,500

Tajan, Paris, July 1

Isnik cobalt and turquoise pottery tile with interlacing stems of flowerheads and palm leaves, c.1570, 10in (26cm) square, two palms.

Estimate: €4000-6000

Hammer: €20,000 (£18,200)

HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE

Bishop & Miller, Stowmarket, timed sale ending July 4

Early 20th century bisque-headed doll, with brown glass eyes and adjustable arms and legs, 12in (30cm).

Estimate: £30-50

Hammer: £3200

Crow’s, Dorking, July 7

Three early 20th century Cantonese graduated plates enamelled with cranes in clouds and prunus blossom, four character marks to base, largest 9in (23cm) diameter.

Estimate: £80-100

Hammer: £3400

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for July 1-7, 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