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TOP SELLING LOTS

Toovey’s, Washington, January 27

Pair of Qianlong mark and period coral-ground famille rose porcelain bowls, 4in (11cm) diameter, with repairs, chips and hairlines.

Estimate: £7000-10,000

Hammer: £46,000

Special Auction Services, Newbury, February 1

Three archaic style jade vessels and covers, with a Chinese character, figural and floral decoration, the tallest 7in (17cm) high.

Estimate: £1000-1200

Hammer: £22,500

HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE

Toovey’s Washington, January 27

Nineteenth century Tibetan bronze bellshaped stupa.

Estimate: £100-150

Hammer: £4400

Eastbourne Auctions, January 28

A large tourmaline mineral specimen, 7in (17cm) long.

Estimate: £20-40

Hammer: £2000

TW Gaze, Diss, January 28

Early 18th century style onion-form blue glass wine bottle with seal DS.

Estimate: £25-35

Hammer: £1800

Thimbleby & Shorland, Reading, timed online sale closing January 30

Brass and copper Art Nouveau desk lamp by WAS Benson, c.1890.

Estimate: £40-60

Hammer: £1400

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for November 4-10, 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