Top lots sold on thesaleroom.com in October

It’s time to bring you the Top Ten lots sold on thesaleroom.com this October. This month, the list includes an eclectic mix of lots from rare Rolex watches to a Banksy screenprint.

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1. GIOVANNI BATTISTA GRANCINO II (fl Milan, 1690-c1725) A VIOLIN MILAN circa 1715

Topping our list is this beautiful violin which sold online for a staggering £120,000 at Ingles & Hayday.

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2. An early George III mahogany serpentine dressing-commode attributed to William Gomm

This dressing-commode was sold by Woolley & Wallis for £20,000.

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3. A Rare Bristol Type 406 Sport Saloon 2216cc

This car surprised everyone when it went under the hammer at Wright Marshall Ltd and sold for £19,000 – 10 times it’s estimate.

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4. Fine and rare Rolex Oyster Perpetual Sea-Dweller ‘Double Red’ Submariner 2000 stainless steel gentleman’s bracelet watch

This rare Rolex watch achieved £18,000 when it was sold by Gardiner Houlgate at the end of October.

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5. Banksy (b.1974) Silver Flag, screenprint in colours, 2007

This lot sold online for £17,000 when it was offered at Forum Auctions inaugural Banksy sale.

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6. HANS COPER (1920-1981); a stoneware spade form

This Hans Coper stoneware piece sold for £16,400 when it went under the hammer at Adam Partridge Auctioneers & Valuers. This well exceeded it’s estimate of £7,000 – £10,000.

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7. A RARE SET OF SIX GEORGE I MAHOGANY FRAME CHAIRS

This set of six chairs with rare pierced web claw feet sold for €23,000 (£16,263) at Adams.

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8. An emerald ring

The impressive 4.40cts emerald ring sold for £16,000 at Woolley & Wallis.

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9. HENDRIK WILLEM MESDAG (1831-1915) “Estuary scene with figures and moored vessels, buildings in the background”, watercolour

This watercolour sold for £13,000 at Moore Allen & Innocent

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10. Rolex, a circa 1966 gents steel Rolex Oyster Perpetual GMT Master Superlative Chronometer, 3

We finish the list with another Rolex watch, which sold way above it’s estimate of £3,000 when it reached the hammer price of £12,000 at Hanson Auctioneers and Valuers.

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