Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
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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All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1970 item #574507 (stock #705)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,500.00

Lloyd Ray Ney. Ney, - 1893 - 1964, b. Pa.

Lived in New Hope, Pa. Studied - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, winner of the Cresson Prize, WPA commissions, his 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, unframed, and measures app. 18" X 24", signed Ney,'62.

All Items : Fine Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1960 item #1013913 (stock #2398 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,500.00

Eve Peri gouache/collage on brown paper

1950 - 1960

Image measures 9 1/2" x 13"

Framed

Signed - lower right

In very good original condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre 1960 item #1084591 (stock #2526)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,500.00

Hans Hansen modernist sterling silver bracelet with inset stones

1950

6 3/4" long x 3/4" wide

Features the classic Hansen screw type closure

Markings - small H on cross bar of larger H, 925

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1259945 (stock #3015)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,500.00

Condon Kuhl modernist sterling silver and black cord pendant necklace

Mid 1970's

Pendant - 3 1/2" long x 2 1/4"

Necklace cord measures 20" long extended

Signed on reverse

Very good vintage condition

Comes with original bill of sale

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Latin American : Pre 1960 item #1261841 (stock #3022)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,500.00

Graziella Laffi sterling silver hinged cuff bracelet with folkloric motif

Peru

1950

Exceptional, bold, solid and substantial

2 3/8" tall tapering to 1 1/2" in rear

Interior diameter - 2 1/4" across

Weight - a hefty 170 grams

Marked G. Laffi Peru 925

Very good vintage condition [unpolished]

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1316821 (stock #3470)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,500.00

Ron Pearson modernist sterling silver brooch

1950's

4" x 1 3/16"

Weight - 26.34 grams

Marked R.H. Pearson, sterling on verso

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1341565 (stock #3594)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,500.00

Rachel Gera modernist sterling silver and quartz necklace

Israel

1970

Weight - 72+ grams

Should fit a 19 1/2" neck

Center element measures 3 7/8" long

Unmarked

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1362555 (stock #3792)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,500.00

Paul von Ringelheim, Austrian/American artisan

1933 - 2003

This necklace is part of the Directional series of jewelry crafted by von Ringelheim in the late 1960's.

Large chrome plated pendant suspended from heavy metal chain.

Pendant - 4 1/2" x 4"

Should fit a 13" neck

Weight - 138 grams

Unmarked

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1350639 (stock #3712)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,495.00

Marci Zelmanoff sterling and brass brooch/pendant

5 1/8" long x 2 1/2" wide

Weight - 15 grams

Organic design exhibiting the artist's trademark intricate wire work

Inscribed - Zelmanoff, 2/21/80

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1940 item #401322 (stock #286 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,400.00

James House - born Benton Harbor, MI. 1902.

Studied - PAFA, Exhibited - PAFA 1939 - 1946

Dallas Mus. Fine Art, WMAA, MOMA, MMA, author of "Fifty Drawings" - 1930.

This exuberant oil on canvas depicts an abstract figure of a bicyclist after a race [see photo of reverse]

In good vintage condition

Measures app. 28" by 42"

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1940 item #718152 (stock #1076 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,400.00

Antonio Pineda Modernist Rarity

Exceptional handmade copper, brass, silver, pitcher

Strong machine age form

5" tall x 4" x 6"

Very good vintage condition and original finish.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #941224 (stock #2315)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,400.00

American Modernist Sterling with Gold Nude Torso Brooch

Marci Zelmanoff

Signed & Dated 23 July 1970, NYC

Excellent condition

2 1/2" x 1 1/16"

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1940 item #1017842 (stock #2415)
Auerbach and Maffia
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G. Ralph Smith (b. 1907, Circleville, Ohio,lived Phila,PA) Drawing, c. 1930's 24" x 30" Framed 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: Col...