An eighteen karat gold and Luristan bronze necklace, Andrew Grima,
Lot 326
An eighteen karat gold and Luristan bronze necklace, Andrew Grima,
Sold for US$ 7,930 inc. premium
Lot Details
An eighteen karat gold and Luristan bronze necklace, Andrew Grima, 1976
the collar suspending a rectangular hammered gold panel centering a Luristan bronze horse; signed Grima, AG.Ltd, with London hallmarks; collar length: 15 1/2in.

Footnotes

  • Literature.
    Exhibition catalogue, Grima Retrospective, Goldsmiths' Hall, London, 1991, page 53, plate 70, for a sketch of this necklace.

    Willsberger, Johann, Grima, 1991, see fold-out color plate and sketch of this piece.


    Note.
    The Luristan horse in this necklace is circa 1 B.C. and is attached by gold rings to the panel, as to not impair its historic value.
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