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Dreweatts, Newbury, February 13

Near pair of giltwood console tables in George II style, 19th century.

Estimate: £5000-8000

Hammer: £11,000

Bonhams, London, February 14

An 18in W&TM Bardin terrestrial globe on stand, English, early 19th century, cartouche printed To the Rt. Honorable/ SIR JOSEPH BANKS BAR. K. B./ President of the Royal Society/ This New British Terrestrial Globe/ Containing all the latest Discoveries and Communications, from the most / correct and authentic Observations and Surveys, to the year 1799/ by Captn. Cook and more recent Navigators…

Estimate: £5000-7000

Hammer: £8500

Sloane Street Auctions, London, February 14

Craigie Aitchison (1926-2009) Duck, 1978, oil on canvas, 10½ high x 7¼in wide (26.5 x 18.5cm).

Estimate: £7000-10,000

Hammer: £9000


Tennants, Leyburn, February 14

Collection of Indian and south Asian coinage; 18 including examples from British India, French India, Nepal, Tibet, Indian Princely States, Sikh Empire, Hyderabad etc, mixed grades.

Estimate: £100-150

Hammer: £9500

Stamford Auction Rooms, February 9

A 17th century Persian Kalian (water pipe), Fritware, underglaze painted in cobalt blue and depicting a man on a horse and other figures, the metalware pipe with turquoise coloured inlaid decoration, 12½in (32cm) high.

Estimate: £100-200

Hammer: £7000

Cheffins, Cambridge, February 8

A pair of 18th century Dutch delft chargers of lobed form, undecorated, 15½in (40cm) diameter, provenanced to The Frank Herrmann collection.

Estimate: £40-60

Hammer: £950

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for February 8-14, 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

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