TOP SELLING LOTS
Bellmans, Billingshurst, December 16
Spring Ellipses, an installation by Richard Long (b.1945), with Haunch of Venison provenance.
Dominic Winter, South Cerney, December 16
Apollo 11 Moon landing photograph signed by all three crew members, with provenance to Norris McWhirter (1925-2004).
Stride & Son, Chichester, December 17
Japanese carved ivory netsuke by Rakueisai depicting General Gentoku.
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Great Western Auctions, Glasgow, December 16
Novelty silver pin cushion modelled as a lion by Adie & Lovekin, Birmingham 1910.
Alnwick Auctions, Northumberland, December 21
Smiths Astral diving watch, c.1970.
Dawsons, Maidenhead, December 16
Jaques Staunton boxwood and ebony chess set, in original carton-pierre box with signed label; together with two further Staunton sets.
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales onthesaleroom.comfor December 16-22, 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 onthesaleroom.com
‘Top selling lots’ = Our selection of items from the top 20 highest hammer prices paid by internet bidders onthesaleroom.com