Style and design: Items and Icons: Dinosaurs etc

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19th-century Aubusson entre-fenetre (above), 8ft 9in x 4ft 7in. Guide price, $2,500. Pair of 19th-century Empire bronze sphinxes (above right), length 14in. Guide price, $4,000. Both from Sotheby's, New York, 1 October. A dinosaur named Sue (below) goes on sale at Sotheby's in New York on 4 October. The biggest, best and most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex ever discovered, the skull alone is five feet in length. Broken bones, an implanted tooth from another dinosaur and a huge gouge to the head will provide for years of happy speculation about dinosaur lifestyles. The price tag is around $1 million. Interest- free terms spread over three years for approved institutional buyers. Telephone bids by arrangement. Details: (001) 212 606 7176)

Cartier multi-gem bracelet watch (top) from a spectacular British Museum exhibition. Details: 0171-323 8611 Gold and steel Rolex Oyster (above). Guide price, pounds 2,000, from a collection of over 300 Rolexes being sold at Christie's, 30 September (0171-839 9060)

17th-century woodcuts (left). Guide price, pounds 1,500 from the Tore Wretman Collection. Sotheby's, 2 October (0171-493 8080)

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