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The Statue of Sekhemka

Statue of Sekhemka, Egyptian, c.2400 BC, painted limestone

Height :75cm, Width : 31.2cm, Depth :44.1cm

Now in second deferral period which ends : 29 March 2016

Topographical watercolour of Niagara Falls by Captain Thomas Davies

Earliest eyewitness representation of Niagra Falls by a British military surveyor, 1762

Now in second deferral period which ends : 18 February 2016

£151,800 (inclusive of VAT) 

Anglo-Saxon bronze brooch

Gilt bronze lozenge-shaped brooch, late 8th - early 9th century AD

End of first deferral period : 26 January 2016

End of second deferral peiod : 26 March 2016

£8,460 (net of VAT)

Large bowl by Hans Coper

Decorated with an abstract bird design, created 1955

End of first deferral period: 4 March 2016

End of second deferral period: 4 July 2016

£92,291.14 (inclusive of VAT)

A painting by the workshop of Dieric Bouts the Elder

St Luke drawing the Virgin and Child

End of first deferral period: 26 February 2016

End of second deferral period: 26 June 2016

£3,300,000 (plus VAT of £83,320)

Nobel Prize awarded to Hans Krebs

Medal and citation

End of first deferral period: 17 March 2016

End of second deferral period: 17 May 2016

£275,000 (plus VAT of £10,000)

A painting by Pontormo

Portrait of a young man in a red cap

End of first deferral period: 22 April 2016

End of second deferral period: 22 October 2016

£30,618,987

A pair of Charles II silver andirons

End of first deferral period: 10 April 2016

End of second deferral period: 10 July 2016

£541,000 (plus VAT of £108,200)

A pair of Italian pietre dure cabinets

Pietre dure mounted with inlaid ebony, Rome c.1625

End of first deferral period: 19 March 2016

End of second deferral period: 19 July 2016

£1,265,000 (plus VAT of £43,000 on the buyer's premium)

A painting by Ferdinand Bol

Portrait of a Boy

End of first deferral period: 25 April 2016

End of second deferral period: 25 September 2016

£5,198,000 (plus VAT of £137,800)

Arab Jambiya dagger owned by TE Lawrence

End of first deferral period: 1 April 2016

End of second deferral period: 1 July 2016

£122,500 (plus VAT of £4,500)

Arab robes owned by TE Lawrence

End of first deferral period: 1 April 2016

End of second deferral period: 1 July 2016

£12,500 (plus VAT of £500)