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Roseberys, London, October 26

A 16th century Safavid polychrome and gold manuscript copy of Nur al-Din ‘Abd al-Rahman Jami (d.1492), signed Sultan Muhammad Khandan, 10 x 6½in (25 x 16cm).

Estimate: £2000-3000

Hammer: £28,000

Hutchinson Scott, Skipton, October 22

Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) bronze of a hand, 8½in (22cm) high on a black marble base, with impressed signature and foundry mark for Musée Rodin 1961.

Estimate: £15,000-25,000

Hammer: £21,500

Lyon & Turnbull, Edinburgh, October 21

Gabriel Argy Rousseau pâte de verre vase, 10in (24cm) high.

Estimate: £15,000-20,000

Hammer: £14,000


Elstob & Elstob, Ripon, October 23

A 19th century German hunting dagger with gold inlaid blade engraved both sides with trees and game in a steel, canvas and wood scabbard, 18in (46cm).

Estimate: £200-400

Hammer: £13,000

C&T, Kenardington, October 20

King’s Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) other ranks cross belt plate 1812-20, relic example.

Estimate £40-60

Hammer: £1350

Thomson Roddick, Dumfries, October 26

Maori weaving peg (turuturu) with carved geometric decoration, 15in (39cm) long.

Estimate: £100-200

Hammer: £3800

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for September 30-October 6, 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