19 octobre 2010

Andrew Grima, six rings from the Collection of Laura Speiser

A ruby and diamond ring, Andrew Grima © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 the oval-shaped ruby within a surround of square-cut diamonds further accented with square and baguette-cut diamonds down the sides, completed by a broad bark-textured mount; signed Grima; ruby weighing approximately: 8.50 carats; estimated total diamond weight: 6.00 carats; mounted in eighteen karat bicolor gold; size 7 3/4 - Sold for $20,740 A yellow sapphire and diamond ring, Andrew Grima, circa 1984 © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 centering an oval-shaped... [Lire la suite]
19 octobre 2010

An agate, South Sea cultured pearl and eighteen karat gold objet d'art, Andrew Grima, circa 1990

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... [Lire la suite]
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19 octobre 2010

An agate, stibnite and eighteen karat gold objet d'art, Andrew Grima, circa 1989

An agate, stibnite and eighteen karat gold objet d'art, Andrew Grima, circa 1989. © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 the blackbird of stibnite with a gold worm in his mouth, perched above an agate geode resembling terrain with quartz-filled rivers; signed Grima. Estimate: $3,000 - 5,000. Sold for $6,710 Exhibition catalogue, Grima Retrospective, Goldsmiths' Hall, London, 1991, page 98, plate 298 for a sketch of a similar example. Bonhams. The Collection of Laura Speiser, featuring jewelry by Andrew Grima, 19 Oct 2010. New... [Lire la suite]
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19 octobre 2010

Andrew Grima pearl jewelry from the Collection of Laura Speiser

A cultured pearl and diamond necklace and earclips, Andrew Grima, 1981 and 1976.  © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd the necklace designed as a collar, open at the front, centering a large silvery-white baroque cultured pearl, measuring approximately 30 x 25mm, detailed with white gold wire and beads, further accentuated by round brilliant-cut diamonds; a pair of earclips en suite; each piece signed Grima, AG.Ltd; each with London hallmarks; large cultured pearl weighing approximately: 50.00 carats; estimated total diamond... [Lire la suite]
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18 octobre 2010

Major Collection of Work from Iconic Modern Jewelry Designer Andrew Grima to be Offered by Bonhams New York

© 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd The first auction to focus on the work of legendary jewelry Andrew Grima, since his death in 2007, will be presented by Bonhams New York on October 19th. British Royal jewelry, designer and artisan, Grima was the foremost modern jewelry designer in the West End of London in the 1960s and 1970s with clients including Queen Elizabeth, Princess Margaret, Princess Anne, The Duke of Edinburgh, Barbara Hepworth and Jacqueline Onassis. Grima gained recognition following the 1961 Exhibition of... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2010

Two gem-set, shell, and eighteen karat gold objet d'art by Andrew Grima

A shell, eighteen karat gold and ruby objet d'art, Andrew Grima © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd designed as a seagull with shell body, circular-cut ruby eyes and gold legs, perched on a slice of polished agate; signed Grima, AG.Ltd, with signed wooden box dimensions: 9 1/4 x 7 3/8 x 7 1/4in. Estimate: $6,000 - 8,000 Exhibition catalogue, Grima Retrospective, Goldsmiths' Hall, London, 1991, page 95, plate 282 for a sketch of a similar example.Willsberger, Johann, Grima, 1991, see color plate for a similar example. ... [Lire la suite]
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