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Dominic Winter, South Cerney, September 7

William Shakespeare, Comedies, Histories and Tragedies; Published according to the true Originall Copies, second impression, London, 1632, 31 leaves supplied in facsimile, with provenance from Mary L’Estrange (née Carleton) of Rossfad, near Enniskillen, born 1736.

Estimate: £10,000-15,000

Hammer: £52,000

Dreweatts, Donnington Priory, September 6

George III gilt mounted mahogany 12-tune musical table clock by Eardley Norton, London c.1780.

Estimate: £10,000-15,000

Hammer: £24,000

Lindsay Burns, Perth, September 6

Pair of Chinese porcelain yellow ground saucer dishes with shou character and five bats, bearing Jiaqing seal marks, 6in (15cm) diameter.

Estimate: £700-900

Hammer: £10,500


Stride & Sons, Chichester, September 2

Victorian Belvedere blue and white pottery ‘Leeches’ jar and cover, 13in (33cm) high, broken and repaired.

Estimate: £40-60

Hammer: £3400

Clevedon Salerooms, Bristol, September 1

Chinese cloisonne enamel bowl in the Ming style, unmarked, 9in (22cm) diameter.

Estimate: £100-150

Hammer: £8200

Batemans, Stamford, September 3

Dame Lucie Rie (1902-1995) bowl decorated in pale blue speckled glaze, LR mark to base, 5½in (13cm) wide.

Estimate: £300-500

Hammer: £16,000

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

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