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Lawrences, Crewkerne, July 11

Early Victorian silver presentation centrepiece by R&S Garrard & Co, London 1839, modelled as Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852) on horseback after Edmund Cotterill (fl.1822-58).

Estimate: £2000-3000

Hammer: £26,000

Holts, Wolferton, Norfolk, July 10

James Woodward & Sons 1913 patent 12-bore over-and-under sidelock ejector pigeon gun in its leather case with some accessories.

Estimate: £18,000-22,000

Hammer: £20,000

John Rolfe, Tetbury, July 8

Patek Philippe 18ct gold Pagoda 1997 commemoration edition with box, tags and papers.

Estimate: £12,000-16,000

Hammer: £15,000


Woolley & Wallis, Salisbury, July 6

Kangxi style famille verte charger together with a Chinese blue and white fish bowl.

Estimate: £100-200

Hammer: £12,000

Ramsay Cornish, Edinburgh, July 8

George III needlework sampler by Phoebe Beard, dated 1804. 19 x 13in (42 x 32cm).

Estimate: £200-300

Hammer: £5500

Eastbourne Auctions, Sussex, July 6

Grapefruit by Yoko Ono, softback edition, signed and inscribed by John Lennon and Yoko Ono.

Estimate: £50-100

Hammer: £2500

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on 
thesaleroom.com for July 6-12, 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