Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1950 item #1233034 (stock #2900)
Auerbach and Maffia
$500.00

William Gropper color lithograph

Orchestra

c. 1940

Artist proof

Signed in pencil

Image - 17" x 24"

With frame - 24 1/2" x 31 1/2"

Very good condition

All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Stone : Pre 1950 item #1237819 (stock #2935)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,500.00

Robert Laurent - France, USA 1890 - 1970

Woodstock art colony

Exhibitions -

Museum of Modern Art, New York

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Whitney Museum of American Art

Art Students League of New York - teacher

Ogunquit School of Painting and Sculpture - teacher and director

SCULPTURE -

Cast stone reclining nude

11" x 8 1/2"

Marked LAURENT on base

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All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1950 item #1242806 (stock #2950)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,400.00

Leopoldo Mendez woodcut entitled Las Antorchas

Print on tinted paper

Image - 11 3/4" x 16"

1948

Signed lower right

Very good untouched condition, not examined out of frame

Mendez, 1902 - 1969

Mexico

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1950 item #1267328 (stock #3033)
Auerbach and Maffia
$465.00

Rebajes kinetic cowboy brooch

Copper

Rare form

3 1/4" tall

Signed on verso

Very good original vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #1330960 (stock #3545)
Auerbach and Maffia
$950.00

Sam Kramer modernist sterling silver and operculum shell ring

1950

Size 6

Weight - 15.58 grams

Very good vintage condition with appropriate surface wear

Two minor shallow fissures on each side of the shell but very stable

Mark is obscured but guaranteed to be a Sam Kramer design

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : American : Pottery : Pre 1950 item #1342052 (stock #3597)
Auerbach and Maffia
$550.00

Stangl large horse head vases

Glazed terra cotta

1950

Trenton, New Jersey

Height - 13"

Length - 12+ inches

Width - 6"

Marked on bottom

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #1352701 (stock #3721)
Auerbach and Maffia
$795.00

Sam Kramer modernist sterling silver and moonstone ring

1950

Size 6 1/4

Weight - 16 grams

Stamped with both artist's cypher and sterling

Very good vintage condition with age appropriate surface scratches

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #1377531 (stock #3915)
Auerbach and Maffia
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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 : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1379915 (stock #3925)
Auerbach and Maffia
$850.00

Los Castillo modernist sterling silver geometric necklace

Taxco, Mexico

1940s

Striking modernist, machine age design

14" long x 1" wide

Weight - a solid 90.75 grams

Marked Los Castillo, Taxco, sterling, made in Mexico, 489

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1950 item #1391902 (stock #3435)
Auerbach and Maffia
$235.00

Nils Erik From sterling silver clip on earrings

Motif with fish

Denmark

Art Deco era

Weight - 13.5 grams,

1" diameter

Marked sterling, Denmark, NE FROM

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #1394376 (stock #3456)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,750.00

Paul Lobel modernist sterling silver necklace

Strong biomorphic pendant and handmade neck chain

Rare form

1950

Pendant - 3 3/8" x 2 1/4"

Chain - 16"

Weight - 44 grams

Marked Lobel, sterling

Very good vintage condition with original patina

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Scandinavian : Pre 1950 item #1409911 (stock #3628)
Auerbach and Maffia
$950.00

Georg Jensen sterling silver cuff bracelet

Denmark

1940

Designer - Harald Nielsen

This well crafted classic bracelet with a unique Celtic type design measures 2" x 2 3/8" x 1 3/8" at its tallest point

Interior circumference - 6" plus a 1 1/8" rear opening

Weight - a solid 58 grams

Marked Georg Jensen, 55, 925s

Fine 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 : 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 : Drawings : Charcoal : Pre 1940 item #401307 (stock #285 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,300.00
Abstract charcoal 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 s...
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 : Brass : Pre 1940 item #548018 (stock #626 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,200.00

Handcrafted brass candelabra by Hayno Focken, Germany, circa 1930.

Measurements - app. 13" tall.

Condition - excellent,unrestored

Markings - displays the appropriate cipher

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1940 item #580745 (stock #725)
Auerbach and Maffia
$3,500.00

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 ...