Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1376138 (stock #3898)
Auerbach and Maffia
$5,900.00

Paul Lobel modernist sterling silved cuff bracelet

Mid 20th century American modernism

This rare and exceptional cuff is crafted of burnished sterling wires artfully attached to an open cylindrical frame

Weight - 143+ grams

3 1/8" tall

2 1/2" in diameter

Marked Lobel in block letters

Tests as sterling silver

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #695710 (stock #1033 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$5,800.00

American Modernist Sterling & African Amber Necklace

Betty Cooke

C.1960s

Excellent condition

African amber pieces 4" to 5" round - 37" long

Signed Cooke

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #722924 (stock #1089)
Auerbach and Maffia
$5,800.00

American Modernist Sterling Abstract Necklace

Betty Cooke

c.1950s

Excellent condition

19 1/2" long, each link range from 2 1/4" x 2 1/4" to 1 5/8" x 1"

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #1179593 (stock #2679)
Auerbach and Maffia
$5,800.00

Paul Lobel modernist sterling silver brooch

Large and rare abstract bird form

1940's

4" x 2 1/2"

Marked LOBEL sterling

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1193964 (stock #2736)
Auerbach and Maffia
$5,800.00

Betty Cooke modernist sterling silver and ebony brooch

1950

3" x 3"

Very good vintage condition

Not included in any promotion

All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1970 item #668510 (stock #973)
Auerbach and Maffia
$5,500.00

Organic bronze sculpture

Klaus Ihlenfeld

9 1/2" long x 4 1/2" wide x 9" tall

c.1960s

Excellent condition

Klaus was Harry Bertoia's best friend and first hand man in his studio

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1950 item #671358 (stock #978)
Auerbach and Maffia
$5,500.00

Abstract watercolor, by Joseph Meierhans, Bucks County, Pa. modernist.

Circa 1940's.

In very good original condition this work measures appx. 11" x 14".

Meierhans, b. 1890 in Switzerland, came to the United States in 1917, eventually settling in Bucks County.

He studied under A.N. Lindenmuth and J. Sloan.

Member of the S.Indp.Artists, ASL, Provincetown A.A. and the American Abstract Artists.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #905709 (stock #2266 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$5,500.00

American Modernist Sterling Quartz Crystal Brooch

Art Smith

c.1950s

Excellent condition

3 1/4" x 2"

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1970 item #807137 (stock #2139)
Auerbach and Maffia
$5,000.00

Silvia Lieferman modernist abstract expressionist oil on canvas

Prestigious D'Arcy gallery NYC label on verso

Image - 28" x 28"

Framed

Very good unrestored condition

All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Pre 1970 item #548034 (stock #628)
Auerbach and Maffia
$4,800.00

Organic bronze sculpture.

Artist- Klaus Ihlenfeld

Measurements - app. 8" tall.

Condition - excellent.

Klaus was Harry Bertoia's best friend and first hand man in his workshop

All Items : Fine Art : Drawings : Pen : Pre 1980 item #1097147 (stock #2557)
Auerbach and Maffia
$4,800.00

Ross Braught fantasy landscape with figures

Large and exceptional polychrome ink drawing

24" x 34"

Signed and dated 1976 [urc]

Ross Braught - 1898 - 1983

PA, USA

Studied -

PAFA

Thomas Hart Benton

Some exhibitions -

Art Institute of Chicago

Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC

Mystic Art Association

National Academy of Design

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1174607 (stock #2666)
Auerbach and Maffia
$4,800.00

Elsa Freund American modernist silver and ceramic kinetic necklace

1950

Pendant - 5" long

Neck wire - 17 1/2" in circumference

Marked Elsa

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1940 item #366865 (stock #257 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$4,500.00
Oil on paper estate stamped 'Ramstonev'. This work was done during the late 1930's as part of the 'Cooperative' project in the New Hope, Pa. modern art community. Charles Ramsey, Louis Stone and Charles Evans worked collectively on many drawings and paintings during this time. While all three were accomplished artists they decided to suppress their individual egos and create works in keeping with the leftist philosophies proposed by many of the intellectuals of the time and the socialist leaning...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1970 item #1009579 (stock #2392 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$4,500.00

Eve Peri - Abstract oil on canvas

Circa - 1950 to 1960

Image - 20" x 26 1/2"

Eve Peri: September 25, 1897 - March 4, 1966 Place of Birth: Bangor, Maine, United States Place of Death: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Places of Residence: New York, NY, United States, Mexico

Influenced by Henri Matisse, Zeual Higley Gurnsey

Work Type/Media: Drawings and prints, painting, textiles and clothing

Artistic Roles: Collagist...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #1077316 (stock #2520)
Auerbach and Maffia
$4,500.00

Ed Wiener - rare and important sterling silver brooch

4 7/8" x 1"

Designed in 1947

An example of this brooch is pictured on page 145 in the book - Messengers of Modernism [see picture] also pictured in Jewelry By Ed Wiener Catalog that Ed Wiener and Fifty/50 Gallery put together for a show in 1988 - (Page 11).

Wonderful condition

Unmarked as is the brooch in the catalog

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1950 item #1096196 (stock #2554)
Auerbach and Maffia
$4,500.00

Ralph Nelson surrealist abstract landscape

24" x 30"

Signed Nelson

Dated 1941 [lrc]

In very good original condition with no cleaning or restoration

Unframed

Rare oil on canvas from this artist

Nelson - American, 20th century

Studied - ASL

Exhibited - Whitney Museum,NYC

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1191372 (stock #2725)
Auerbach and Maffia
$4,200.00

Reed and Barton Diamond pattern sterling silver flatware

Important mid 20th century design

c. 1958

Service for 8 consisting of

8 knives

8 dinner forks

8 salad forks

8 tea spoons

Total of 32 pieces in all

In gently used vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1396265 (stock #3460)
Auerbach and Maffia
$4,200.00

Art Smith "Three Hole" modernist copper bracelet

This large and impressive handcrafted work measures 3 1/4" tall

Interior circumference - overall 7 1/4" including a 1 1/2" rear opening

Weight - 94 grams

Very good vintage condition displaying the original untouched patina

Unmarked