TOP SELLING LOTS
Lots Road Auctions, January 8
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Les Mains Liées, lithograph on wove paper, signed and numbered 107/200 in blue, framed, 2ft 7in x 2ft 11in (80 x 88cm), published Mourlot 1952.
Charterhouse, Sherborne, January 5
Joseph Farquharson (1846-1935), A wet walk home, oil on board, signed, 12 x 9in (30 x 23cm).
Hansons, Etwall, January 9
Sir Winston Churchill’s cigar, with accompanying newspapers, Life magazine and a collection of photos. Vendor’s grandfather was given the cigar in a vial by Sir Winston in June 1962.
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Reeman Dansie, Colchester, January 4
Ray Bradbury, The Martian Chronicles 1950 and The Illustrated Man, first edition 1951.
Tim Davidson, Nottingham, January 11
Football cigarette card, unknown brand but similar to Wills International Footballers 1909-10, naming player, team and position.
Duke’s Avenue Auctions, Dorchester, January 10
Royal Doulton lambeth stone advertising decanter for Trafalgar Towing with cork stopper to funnel, 8½ long x 2½ wide x 3½in high (21 x 6 x 8.5cm) sold together with two other Doulton items.
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for January 5-11, 2023.
‘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