TOP SELLING LOTS
Van Ham, Cologne, February 25
Two framed pages from a 17th or 18th century Mughal manuscript depicting the story of Majnun and Layla, pigments and gold leaf on paper, each 9 x 7in (23 x 18cm.
Hammer: €30,000 (£26,600)
Elmwood’s, London, February 25
A 1950s diamond collar necklace set with a central articulated crescent set with baguette cut and round cut stones totalling approximately 17ct.
Catherine Southon, timed online sale ending March 3
Enamelled iron street sign for Abbey Road NW8, City of Westminster.
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Sworders, Stansted Mountfitchet, March 2
Needlework sampler by MA Stones with alphabet, verse and long stich foliate border, within maple frame, 17 x 13in (42 x 32cm).
John Nicholson’s, Haslemere, March 3
Early 20th century Indian ivory chess set with pieces carved as gods and temples (incomplete).
Wilkinson’s, Doncaster, February 27
Eighteenth century fruitwood biscuit mould carved in the form of an elephant, 7in (18cm).
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for February 25-March 3, 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