Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1353222 (stock #3739)
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Betty Cooke sterling silver necklace

Interior circumference - 17"

Weight - 34 grams

Pendant measures 4" long x 3 1/2" wide

Both pendant and neck wire are marked Cooke, sterling

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1370298 (stock #3866)
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Art Smith modernist patinated brass cuff bracelet

Dubbed "Four Ball" bracelet

Mid 20th century

2" at tallest point

Interior circumference - 5 1/2" plus a 1 1/8" rear gap

Unmarked

Very good vintage condition, displaying the highly desired original finish

One minor 3/16" darkened spot of finish in top left area of brass

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1376887 (stock #3905)
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Betty Cooke sterling silver kinetic necklace

Should fit up to a 17" neck

Longest spike element measures 5 1/2" long

This well crafted and dynamic neck piece weighs appx. 45 grams

Marked, Cooke, sterling in block letters

Excellent condition

Contemporary design

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #1377531 (stock #3915)
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Paul Lobel modernist sterling silver figurative brooch

This unique and well crafted brooch is rarely available for sale

American modernist

Mid 20th century

4 1/2" x 3"

Weight - 29+ grams

Marked Lobel, sterling on verso

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1367158 (stock #3845)
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$14,500.00

Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe modernist sterling and stone "Dew Drop" necklace

This necklace was crafted in Torun's own workshop in Sweden during the early 1960's

The pendant with eight drop shaped stones measures 3" wide x 4" tall

Interior circumference - 15"

There are only two illegible impressed hallmarks on the neck ring with one stamp likely the Swedish three crown mark

Condition - very good vintage

All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Pre 1980 item #675090 (stock #986)
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$12,500.00

Edwin Ohrstrom - rare and important modernist art glass sculpture fitted on handmade wood base.

Circa - 1960's or 70's.

19 1/4" x 14 1/4" x 1 1/2"

Condition - excellent.

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pastel : Pre 1930 item #1217586 (stock #2827)
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$12,500.00

Ramstonev modernist abstraction - crayon and pastel on paper

Circa 1939

Dimensions - image - 18" x 24"

Estate stamped on verso

Framed

Condition - very good

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 d...

All Items : Fine Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1940 item #627830 (stock #837)
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$9,500.00

Ramstonev modernist abstraction - crayon and pastel on paper - circa 1939.

Dimensions - image - 17" x 22 3/4".

Condition - very good, framed.

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 c...

All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Metal : Pre 1980 item #719490 (stock #1079 *)
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$8,500.00

Large metal art sculpture by Jim Gary

Jim Gary 1939 - 2006, American sculptor. Well listed

This item measures approx 58" x 44" and is in excellent condition

Signed lower left

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All Items : Fine Art : Drawings : Pre 1970 item #1342785 (stock #3600)
Auerbach and Maffia
$8,500.00

Harry Bertoia monotype on rice paper

Tall sculptural forms in varied textures and hues

c 1950's

Paper size - 19 1/2" x 22 3/4"

Set in black frame - size 25" x 30"

Very good original condition

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1950 item #366856 (stock #256 *)
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$7,500.00
Major geometric abstract oil on masonite painting, by Joseph Meierhans, circa 1940's. Gold leaf original frame - in excellent condition this work [image] measures app. 27 1/2" X 33 1/2". 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. He was a member of the S.Indp.Artists, ASL, Provincetown A.A. and the American Abstract Artists.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1352460 (stock #3718)
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$7,500.00

Betty Cooke modernist 14K gold and pearl kinetic necklace

Extended length - 20 3/4"

Longest drop - 4 1/2"

Stamped Cooke in block letters

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1239476 (stock #2940)
Auerbach and Maffia
$6,900.00

Merry Renk 14k gold and sterling silver, necklace

Features hematite and abalone

Center element measures 5" across

Interior circumference measures 15 1/4"

Very good vintage condition

Marked Renk, sterling, 14k

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Latin American : Pre 1970 item #596678 (stock #763 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$6800.00

Pal Kepenyes

Extraordinary handcrafted necklace

Longest drop measures 6"

Signed

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1950 item #1017843 (stock #2416)
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$6,500.00

American Abstract Geometric Landscape Oil Painting

c.1940s

Joseph Meierhans

Bucks Country, Pa.

30" x 26" - image only - 24" x 20 1/2"

Very good vintage condition

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. He was a member of the S.Indp.Artists, ASL, Provincetown A.A. and the American Abstract Artists

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1950 item #1094886 (stock #2550)
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$6,500.00

Eleanor Reed, b. 1913

American - PA

Known for her unique blending of modernism and classic western imagery this large landscape is a prime example of her work.

38 1/2" x 41 1/4", 2" wide frame

Oil on canvas

Signed upper center - Reed

Dated 1948

Very good condition

Associations - American Artists Professional League

Exhibitions --- American Artists Professional League, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Was...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1950 item #627829 (stock #836)
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$5,900.00

Joseph Meierhans modernist oil on board, circa 1940's.

Entitled "Country Abstraction".

Original handmade frame.

Image measures 22" x 26".

Meierhans, b. - 1890 in Switzerland, emigrated to the United States in 1917, eventually settling in Bucks County. He studied under A.N.Lindenmuth and J. Sloan and was a member of the S.Indp.Artists, ASL, Provincetown A.A. and the American Abstract Artists.

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