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Morphets, Harrogate, January 18

Chinese turquoise ground famille rose jardinière with Daoguang (1820-50) seal mark and possibly of the period, 10in (26cm) diameter, some small cracks.

Estimate: n/a

Hammer: £30,000

Bloomfield Auctions, Belfast, January 23

Late 17th century equestrian portrait of William III in action at the Battle of the Boyne attributed to the Jan Wyck and Constantijn Netscher, c.1673, oil on canvas.

Estimate: n/a

Hammer: £21,500

Criterion, London, timed online sale ending January 23

Kyffin Williams (1918-2006), oil on canvas, Jolanta, 3ft 9in x 2ft 9in (1.13m x 82cm), accompanied by photo of the artist with model and artwork on the easel.

Estimate: £20,000-30,000

Hammer: £20,000

Curated Auctions, London, January 18

Fabergé-style diamond-encrusted 14ct gold and guilloche enamel surprise egg, with pseudo marks in a wooden display case.

Estimate: £4000-6000

Hammer: £13,000


Hansons, Etwall, Derbyshire, January 23

Taxidermy kiwi plus two red bird-of-paradise mounts.

Estimate: £50-60

Hammer: £2750

David Duggleby, Scarborough, January 18

Edmund Blampied (1886-1966), The Roadmender, watercolour, 8 x 11in (21 x 27cm).

Estimate: £70-100

Hammer: £2600

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for January 18-24, 2024.

‘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