TOP SELLING LOTS
Silverstone Auctions, Kenilworth, May 22
Triumph X-75 Hurricane, 1973, one of 1152 produced, same owner for last 26 years.
Hermann Historica, Munich, May 26
Longquan brush washer, Yuan dynasty, 14th century, 7½in (19cm) diameter.
Hammer: €30,000 (£26,000)
Bonhams, London, May 25
Silver and stainless steel flatware service for 12 designed by Carlo Scarpa and produced by Cleto Munari, Vicenza, c.1977, 72 pieces each with facsimile signature.
Lyon & Turnbull, Edinburgh, May 20
Seventeenth century French school half-length portrait of a lady as Diana, oil on canvas, 2ft 10in x 2ft 2in, (87 x 66cm). Property of a Scottish Borders family.
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Peter Francis, Carmarthen, May 26
Pair of oak hall chairs with Art Nouveau ivory inlaid roundels, c.1890.
Aldridges, Bath, May 25
Margaret Rose Preston (Australian, 1875-1963), a rural landscape, woodcut, 7½in (19cm) square, signed in pencil lower margin.
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for May 20-26, 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 onthesaleroom.com