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Chorley’s, Cheltenham,

December 5

Roderic O’Conor (1860- 1940), Le Loing at Sundown, c.1902, oil on canvas, 22in x 2ft 2in (55 x 65cm), with provenance to artist’s studio sale at Hôtel Drouot, Paris.

Estimate: £40,000-60,000

Hammer: £120,000

Swan Fine Art, Tetsworth, December 1

Zdzislaw Beksinski (Polish,

1929-2005), untitled apocalyptic landscape, oil in board, 3ft 3in x

4ft 5in (98cm x 1.32m), acquired directly from the artist.

Estimate: £25,000-45,000

Hammer: £61,000

Olympia Auctions, London, December 7

A 16th or 17th century south Indian mail and plate helmet, possibly Hyderabad.

Estimate: £3000-5000

Hammer: £20,000


Canterbury Auction Galleries, December 3

A 20th century Chinese porcelain blue and white figure of the standing Guanyin, with raised seal mark to base, 20in (51cm) high.

Estimate: £200-300

Hammer: £10,000

Alnwick Auctions, December 6

Angelus Chronodate 18ct cold cased chronograph.

Estimate: £40-60

Hammer: £2000

Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Taunton, December 1

Chinese carved jade, hardstone and rootwood ruyi sceptre, 16in (41cm) long.

Estimate: £50-80

Hammer: £6500

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on 
thesaleroom.com for December 1-7, 2022.

‘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