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Sloane Street Auctions, London, September 28

Portrait of a cleric in a landscape attributed to Joseph Wright of Derby (1734-97), old inscription verso Duke of St Albans, 2ft 11in x 2ft 4in (89 x 71cm).

Estimate: £3000-5000

Hammer: £11,000

Bosleys, Stafford, September 28

Royal Hampshire Regiment DSO group of seven medals awarded to Lieutenant Colonel John Hamilton Allford for operations as a battalion commander of the 2/7 Gurkha Rifles, Malaya 1954.

Estimate: £2000-3000

Hammer: £10,500

Bonhams, London, September 27

19th century Salor carpet, ruby red ground with four columns of gul, 8ft 4in (2.56m) long, repairs.

Estimate: N/A

Hammer: £9500


Swan Fine Art, Twickenham, September 28

Mazawattee Tea double-sided leaf-form enamel sign, 22in (54cm).

Estimate: £80-120

Hammer: £2400

Ewbank’s, Woking, September 23

Two late 18th century enamelled egg shaped vinaigrettes, one Bilston the other French.

Estimate: £60-100

Hammer: £1700

Bamfords, Derby, September 26

Christian Dior Bijoux fashion necklace and accompanying clip earrings, dated 1959, boxed with original cloth pouch.

Estimate: £60-100

Hammer: £1400

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on 
thesaleroom.com for July 14-20, 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