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saleroom

Chiefly Brit a room where objects are displayed for sale, esp by auction
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"It is always great to see a piece of Staffordshire history pass through the saleroom, so we are really looking forward to seeing what it achieves."
THROUGHOUT 2018, there were exciting moments at the salerooms culminating in the Selections and Collections auction in Cardiff where Chinese ceramics stole the show in dramatic style, writes Ben Rogers Jones of David Rogers Jones.
"It has been estimated at PS20,000-PS30,000 and we are amassing a suitable sale to be held here at the Liverpool saleroom so that we can sell it some time in February."
They held their last sale earlier this month with Mr Parry taking his final turn in the saleroom.
Gasps were heard in the saleroom, which gave way to applause when Christie's co-chairman Alex Rotter made the winning bid for a client on the phone.
"It was real saleroom drama," said auctioneer John Anderson.
But are online auction houses poised to replace the physical saleroom? Or will the traditional auction house continue to prosper, since so many integral aspects of the saleroom experience cannot be replicated online?
The saleroom activity proved that the West Midlands property market is showing signs of regaining its buoyancy with many lots exceeding guide prices.
The nine pencil drawings by Welsh engineer Hugh Iorys Hughes were estimated to fetch 40,000 to 80,000 US dollars (pounds 26,000 to pounds 51,000) at Bonhams' New York saleroom on Tuesday.
The bowl was sold by Bainbridge's auction house in Ruislip, Essex - the same saleroom that famously sold a Chinese vase in 2010 for 59million pounds.
After a woman bought them at the sale in Portsmouth, Hampshire, she took them to the Stride and Son saleroom in Chichester, Sussex.
Michael Jeha, Managing Director of Christie's Middle East, commented: " Records tumbled in a standing-room-only saleroom, reflecting the increasing international appeal and quality of art from the Middle East.