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Denhams, Horsham, January 13

Mid-18th century oil on canvas of Greenwich in the manner of Peter Tillemans depicting the Royal Observatory and the Queen’s House, 2ft 11in x 3ft 8in (87cm x 1.11m).

Estimate: £3000-5000

Hammer: £18,000

Woolley & Wallis, Salisbury, January 13

Edwardian mahogany display cabinet in the Chinese Chippendale style, 7ft 7in (2.32m) high.

Estimate: £800-1200

Hammer: £11,000

Chris Rudd, Norwich, timed online sale closed January 16

Celtic Tincomarus Alton gold stater found near Chichester, one of only 12 recorded.

Estimate: £7000

Hammer: £8500


Mendip Auction Rooms, Binegar, Somerset, January 15

Transitional style Chinese blue and white vase decorated with two fan-shaped cartouches of landscapes surrounded by dragons, 8in (20cm) high.

Estimate: £40-60

Hammer: £10,800

Dore & Rees, Frome, January 19

German or Austrian Secessionist oil on canvas of a satyr and a nymph on a rock outcrop, indistinctly signed and dated 1911, 12½ x 9in (31 x 23cm).

Estimate: £200-300

Hammer: £13,500

TW Gaze, Diss, Norfolk, January 18

Victorian 1842 bronze medal titled The Triumph of The British Arms marking end of the First Opium War, signed Davis, Birmingham.

Estimate: £30-50

Hammer: £1100

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