TOP SELLING LOTS
Auction Zero, London, December 20
Burmese natural star sapphire and diamond brooch with 4.92ct central stone in a Garrard box, accompanied by GI report.
HRD, Brading, Isle of Wight, December 20
A 1970s Tudor Oysterdate ‘Monte Carlo’ chronograph with grey and orange dial.
Duke’s, Dorchester, December 15
Louis Vuitton stamped leather brass bound wooden trunk, the lock to the front marked with serial number 043635, 3ft (90cm) wide.
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Czerny, Sarzana, Italy, December 15
Early 20th century Javanese kris with gilded floral decoration, 2ft (47cm) long.
Hammer: €5000 (£4310)
Rendells, Ashburton, Devon, December 15
Large Victorian needlework panel of a spaniel set in carved rosewood frame.
Tennants, Leyburn, December 16
Novelty expanding yellow metal and ruby bangle with two cast mice.
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for December 15-21, 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