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Kinghams, Moreton-in-Marsh, October 8

Robert Wallace Martin for Martin Brothers, a stoneware sculptural bird jar and cover, both elements incised Martin Bros London + Southall 3. 1899, 11in (28cm) high.

Estimate: £25,000-35,000

Hammer: £60,000

Bellmans, Billingshurst, October 11

Liber chronicarum, Hartmann Schedel, Nuremberg, 1493, large folio first edition in 19th-century morocco.

Estimate: £20,000-30,000

Hammer: £50,000

Roseberys, London, October 11

Woman and Afele, a wood carving by Benedict Chukwukadibia Enwonwu (Nigerian-British 1917-94), 22in (55cm), a gift from the artist and by descent.

Estimate: £10,000-15,000

Hammer: £30,000


Bonhams London, October 12

London blue and white delft wet drug jar, c.1720, with label inscribed C Ros Rub (a conserve of red roses which was used as a cure for consumption), 12in (30cm) high, from Kingham Court, Herefordshire.

Estimate: £200-300

Hammer: £7500

Kinghams, Moreton-in-Marsh, October 8

Prattware meat paste pot printed decoration with scene titled Landing of the British Army at The Crimea.

Estimate: £30-50

Hammer: £1700

Lindsay Burns, Perth, October 6

African tribal art walking cane carved with a figure and a snake.

Estimate: £20-50

Hammer: £3100

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