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 upholstered seat pads

Hammer price: S$1,700

Number of Bids: 33

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MOST COVETED ITEM

JANE AUSTEN - A SET OF FIVE NOVELS -Published by Macmillan & Co, London, Illustrated by Hugh Thomson and with introduction by Austin Dobson, 1901-1903 Comprising: Emma; Mansfield Park; Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Northanger Abbey and Persuasion (bound together)

Estimate: $400

Hammer Price: $450

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2nd TOP SELLING LOT

A B&B ITALIA 'CHARLES' SOFA - Designed by Antonio Citterio. Grey polyester and metal (excellent condition)

Estimate: $850

Hammer Price: $2,800