Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1183706 (stock #2700)
Auerbach and Maffia
$3,200.00

Art Smith modernist copper and brass brooch

1950

3 1/8" x 2 1/4"

Impressed signature on verso

Very good vintage condition retaining original patina

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1325999 (stock #3499)
Auerbach and Maffia
$3,200.00

Rare Ibe Dahlquist modernist sterling silver necklace

Unique paddle design with alternating smooth and etched surface treatments

Ibe Dahlquist was one of the few Swedish silversmiths who designed for Georg Jensen

This necklace was produced at her own studio

Sweden

c 1965

Measurements -

15 1/4" long

Each paddle measures 1" long

A hefty 105+ grams in weight

Hallmarked and stamp signed - review...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1326689 (stock #3500)
Auerbach and Maffia
$3,200.00

Pal Kepenyes brass modernist necklace

Mexico

Mid 20th century

Center pendants, set with western opals, measure 6" long

Should fit a 16" neck

Weight - 208 grams

Signed Pal Kepenyes, Mexico

Condition - excellent vintage

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1355541 (stock #3750)
Auerbach and Maffia
$3,200.00

Rare John Prip sterling silver brooch

Mid 20th century

2 1/4" x 1 1/4"

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Scandinavian : Pre 1960 item #1366159 (stock #3830)
Auerbach and Maffia
$3,200.00

Nile Landberg Tulip vase for Orrefors

Deep reddish rust to clear

18" tall

Marked Orrefors, Expo, NU, 312 - 57

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1216360 (stock #2820)
Auerbach and Maffia
$3,000.00

Tapio Wirkkala Silver Moon modernist pendant and chain

Finland

1972

2.5" diameter

Markings pictured

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Fine Art : Drawings : Pre 1960 item #1045098 (stock #2472 )
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,999.99

Harry Bertoia red toned monotype

c. 1950's

Image 10 3/8" x 7 3/4"

Framed 12 1/2" x 15 1/4"

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1036653 (stock #2452)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,900.00

Ed Wiener exceptional sterling silver and copper modernist brooch

Crafted early in his career

3" x 1 1/4"

Heavy and expertly rendered

Marked Ed Wiener sterling

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Deco : Pre 1960 item #614334 (stock #821)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,850.00

Two hand carved black jade koi fish placed in a fanciful 14k gold and diamond setting.

Most likely of Chinese origin. Circa 1950's.

Measures appx. 2 1/2" in diameter.

Condition - excellent.

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 1940 item #401012 (stock #283 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,800.00
G. Ralph Smith (b. 1907, Circleville, Ohio) STUDIED: -PAFA, 1933-38 -Cresson Traveling Scholarship, 1937 EXHIBITED: -Columbus Museum of Art -PAFA -Philadelphia Museum of Art -Albright Knox Art Gallery -Philadelphia Art Alliance -National Academy of Design -Butler Institute of American Art -Scribner's (solo), New York -Swains Gallery, Philadelphia -Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia COLLECTIONS: -Columbus Museum of Art -Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland -Philadelphia Museum of Art -Woodmere Art Mu...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1960 item #672928 (stock #982 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,800.00

Lily Michael, American 20th century.

Textured painting on masonite, abstract figures.

21 1/2" x 39".

Condition - very good and original, minor flake on edge. Original frame.

Lily Michael received her art training at the School of Painting and Sculpture at Columbia University. She was a member of the American Abstract Artists Association, and the Tirca Karlis Gallery in Provincetown, MA. She was also a member of Gallery '256,' a nationally known association of...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #700439 (stock #1042)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,800.00

Tapio Wirkkala sterling silver kinetic necklace for N. Westerback.

Circa - 1973.

Pendant measures 4" in diameter. Chain measures 24" when outstretched.

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Pre 1970 item #713340 (stock #1065 )
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,800.00

20th Century Modernist Sculpture

Lily Michael

c.1960s

composition

Excellent condition

metal base - 5" x 4" - 23 1/2" tall

Lily Michael received her art training at the School of Painting and Sculpture at Columbia University. She was a member of the American Abstract Artists Association, and the Tirca Karlis Gallery in Provincetown, MA. She was also a member of Gallery '256,' a nationally known association of artists which sta...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1980 item #808604 (stock #2145 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,800.00

Bud Hambleton welded steel sculpture.

During the 70's Hambleton ran a gallery on Nantucket, Massachusetts where his sculptures were featured.

This powerful, well rendered and heavy work stands appx. 19" tall.

Signed.

In very good condition with no problems observed.

All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1980 item #994229 (stock #2379)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,800.00

Klaus Ihlenfeld organic modernist bronze sculpture

5" tall x 4 1/2" across

Very good condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1006850 (stock #2389 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,800.00

Tobias Musicant - Artist, American [NJ] 1921 - 2004

Exhibitions -

Pennsylvania Academy

The Philadelphia Print Club

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Solo shows -

Heffers Gallery - Cambridge, England

Contemporary Arts Gallery in New York

Sterling silver brooch with green stone

1 3/4" x 1 1/4"

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1096376 (stock #2555)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,800.00

Art Smith modernist sterling silver brooch

1950

3" x 1 1/2"

Signed

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1170635 (stock #2660)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,800.00

Modernist 18K gold and Kunzite brooch

Unique built up cubist form

1 1/2" x 1 3/4"

Very good vintage condition

Unmarked