Category: Top 5

Home & Decor (July) ~ Top 5

Last Sunday's sale was an interesting one to watch and several lots had a flurry of bids. Here's the scoop on the stats:

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TOP HAMMER PRICE

A CEYLONESE SATINWOOD AND EBONY CABINET - In two sections with a carved and pierced apron, on bracket feet, with ebony mouldings and decoration, with keys

Estimate: $3,000

Hammer price: $5,500

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HIGHEST OVER TOP ESTIMATE

A MAORI NEPHRITE JADE CLUB - Of typical form with leather cord. 27cm long

Estimate: $150

Hammer Price: $850

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MOST BID-ON ITEM

A SET OF EIGHT CHINESE FAUX BAMBOO DINING CHAIRS -Compromising two carvers and six dining chairs, with white uphols...

Top 5 Bidding Tips

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-ONE-

This is a timed online auction closing from 6pm SUNDAY. You can follow all the excitement of the bidding live at hotlotz.com


-TWO-

Lots close, in order, every minute. Individual countdowns are also displayed on each lot’s bidding page  (Lot 1 closes at 6pm, Lot 30 closes at 6.30pm, etc)


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If any bid is placed in the final 5 minutes before a lot closes, the bidding period will be automatically extended by a further 5 minutes. This continues until a full 5 minutes has elapsed without another bid being placed


-FOUR-

 If you don’t want to watch the sale close live, you can leave yo...