Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
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

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1960 item #1257998 (stock #3005)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,800.00

Large and striking modernist sterling silver necklace

Designed by Eigel Jensen for Anton Michelsen

Denmark

16 1/4" long

1 3/8" wide

Weight - a heavy 94.33 grams

Very good vintage condition, minor tarnish

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1399238 (stock #3469)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,800.00

Paul von Ringelheim, Austrian/American artisan

1933 - 2003

Von Ringelheim - renowned sculptor and artisan known for his focus on iconic American subjects as well as hard edged geometric imagery

The necklace is gold plated

Crafted in the late 1960s

Interior circumference of 18 1/2 inches

Center element measures 3 1/4" x 2 1/2"

This elegant and delicate neck piece is in excellent vintage condition and unsigned

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1960 item #634491 (stock #864)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,750.00

Lucille Ireland modernist abstraction - oil on board, circa 1950.

Ireland lived on the Philadelphia Main Line and exhibited at the Stabler gallery during the 1950's in NYC. She is listed in "Women Artists in America".

Image measures 22 1/2" x 33 1/4", frame is 2 1/2" wide.

Condition - very good and original, very minor paint ripple in a small center area.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1244812 (stock #2958)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,750.00

Walter Rhodes modernist sterling silver and turquoise pendant necklace

1950

Pendant - 3" long by 2 1/2" across

Leather cord - 21" long extended

Marked Rhodes, sterling

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #716724 (stock #1071)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,600.00

American Modernist Sterling Silver Brooch

Betty Cooke

c.1960s

Excellent condition

4 1/4" x 1 3/4"

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 1970 item #777195 (stock #2103 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,600.00

Lloyd Ray Ney, American, Pa. 1893 - 1964

Ney lived and worked in New Hope, Pa.

Studied - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Winner of the Cresson Prize

WPA commissions

Ney's non-objective paintings were included in 15 years of exhibitions at the Guggenheim Museum [ 1947 - 1955].

This watercolor on paper board is in very good original condition

Framed

Image measures app. 18" X 24"

Signed Ney,'61

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