An agate, South Sea cultured pearl and eighteen karat gold objet d'art, Andrew Grima, circa 1990 © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793

the agate slice with central recessed area resembling a pond, at the edge of the water stands two baroque cultured pearl and gold Egrets, signed Grima - Estimate: $1,500 - 2,000. Sold for $3,660

Exhibition catalogue, Grima Retrospective, Goldsmiths' Hall, London, 1991, page 97, plate 294 for a sketch of a similar example.

Bonhams. The Collection of Laura Speiser, featuring jewelry by Andrew Grima, 19 Oct 2010. New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco www.bonhams.com