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An unusual collection of silver tankards, beakers, goblets and cups (being sold separately), all inset with coins from the UK, Germany, Denmark and Sweden, is coming up in Brightwells’ November 14-15 auction.

The example shown above, estimated at £3000-4000, is a silver three-handled, round-bottom cup on stand, 9in (23cm) high overall, inset with world gold, silver and bronze coins, with French assay marks to cup and stand. The stand is also marked Tiffany & Co.

Inset coins include: Russia 1874 5 roubles; France gold 20 francs 1814, 1851 and a Napoleon type; Switzerland 20 francs 1896; Egypt 100 Qirsh AH1255; Spain 20 pesatas 1889 and Great Britain sovereign 1889.

The collection comprises 11 lots with a combined estimate of £14,000-20,000.

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A 9ct gold and sapphire box, by Cartier, 1940, is guided at £2800-3200 in Dix Noonan Webb’s November 29 Jewellery, Watches and Objects of Vertu auction in London.

The hinged lidded rectangular box with channel set calibré-cut sapphire thumbpiece, push button release, is hallmarked for London, 1940, signed Cartier, London and bearing maker’s mark JC, in original fitted gilt tooled signed red leather case. It measures 3 x 2½ x ¾in (8 x 6 x 1.75cm).

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