TOP SELLING LOTS
Sworders, Elveden Hall, September 14
Sir Thomas Farrell (1827-1900), white marble portrait bust of Sir Arthur Edward Guinness, 1st Baron Ardilaun (1840-1915) on socle base, 3ft (89cm) high.
Harper Field, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, September 14
Cartier Art Deco 18ct gold, platinum and diamond lady’s wristwatch in original box with provenance to the actress Marie Dainton (1881-1938).
David Duggleby, Scarborough, September 16
Italian 19th century micro mosaic plaque depicting Heracles and the Cretan bull, 3in (7cm).
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER ESTIMATE
Great Western Auctions, Glasgow, September 15
Polynesian hardwood ceremonial staff with faceted and tapering with carved grip, 5ft 3in (1.6m) long and a New Caledonia-type hardwood bird-shaped club, 2ft (61cm) long.
Sheffield Auction Gallery, September 15
Pair of Louis XVI period Sèvres fluted oval form dishes painted with pink roses within laurel leaf borders, 11in (27cm), marks for 1775.
Brighton & Hove Auctions, September 14
Cizhou ware black-glazed ribbed jar, 9in (22cm) high, probably Northern Song Dynasty.
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for September 14-20, 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