Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1368160 (stock #3858)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,750.00

Betty Cooke modernist sterling silver, stone and pearl kinetic earrings

3" long

This unique and dramatic pair of pierced earrings weigh 16 grams total

Marked Cooke, sterling

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1990 item #1392487 (stock #3436)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,250.00

Nancee Meeker hand thrown vase

9 1/2" tall

Gray to black gunmetal glaze with spreading accents of green moss hues

Beautifully made and well balance

Lightened areas are reflections from photographic lighting

Signed Meeker on bottom

Excellent condition with no issues to note

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 1990 item #1392544 (stock #3437)
Auerbach and Maffia
$275.00

Acme Studio enamel on metal artisan brooch

Iconic Memphis era design

Artisan - Adrian Olabuenaga

1980s

Los Angeles, California

2 3/4" x 1 3/8"

Weight - 23+ grams

Excellent condition

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 1990 item #1396329 (stock #3461)
Auerbach and Maffia
$275.00

Peter Shire for Acme Studio enamel on metal artisan brooch

Iconic Memphis era design

1980s

Los Angeles, California

2 1/4" x 2 1/8"

Weight - 37+ grams

Marked on verso

Excellent condition

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 2000 item #930343 (stock #2294)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,500.00

Julia Sorrell mixed media painting.

British - 20th century.

Work dated 1996.

Image - 21 1/2" x 29".

Frame - 3" wide.

Excellent original condition.

Elected to the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour (RI)

Elected to the Royal Society of British Artists (RBA)

Sampling of exhbitions -

Norfolk & Norwich Festival Open Studios 1995 - 05.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Philip Rieff Collection...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Rings : Pre 2000 item #940951 (stock #2313 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$750.00

American Modernist Jewelry Sterling & Citrine Ring

c.1990s

Excellent condition

Size 8 1/2, front of ring - 1 1/2" x 1 1/4"

All Items : Fine Art : Mixed Media : Pre 2000 item #962964 (stock #2340 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$750.00

Theresa Bernstein mixed media still life with red flowers.

Broad strong stokes and an exuberant immediacy give life to this almost abstract floral arrangement.

Image - 13" x 16 1/2".

With frame - 21 3/4" x 25 3/4".

C. 1994

Signed lower left.

In very good condition.

Bernstein, was born in Philadelphia on March 1, 1890 and lived to the age of 112.

She graduated from the Philadelphia School of Design for Women (now the Moore Colle...

All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 2000 item #1014355 (stock #2401 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$495.00

Shigeki Kuroda - modern Japanese printmaker

Presented - etching with aquatint entitled - Twilight

Image measures 7" x 11 1/2"

Framed

Measurement with frame 17 1/4" x 21 1/4"

Signed and numbered in pencil

Excellent condition

All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 2000 item #1014364 (stock #2402 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$950.00

Atsuo Sakazume - Modern Japanese printmaker

Presented - mezzotint entitled - Safari Land Dreams

Image measures 19 1/2" x 25 1/2"

Framed

Measurements with frame - 26" x 30"

Pencil signed and numbered

Excellent condition

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 2000 item #1022501 (stock #2432 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$425.00

Ed Tobin hand crafted bracelet

Pierced and scored sterling silver

7" interior circumference

1 1/2" rear opening

1" tall

All Items : New Century : Glass : Sculptural : Pre 2000 item #1029033 (stock #2244)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,800.00

Per B. Sundberg for Orrefors

Organic form frosted art glass vase

Stands 9" tall

Marked - Orrefors PBS

In very good condition - email for full condition report

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1056387 (stock #2493)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,200.00

Mena Messina sterling silver necklace

Striking modern design

18 1/2" long x 1 3/8" wide

Weight - a substantial 200 grams

Heavy and well rendered

Signed Mena Messina SS 1994

Messina -

Education - The Philadelphia College of Art 1972-76

Galleries -

The Guggenheim Museum NYC

The Philadelphia Museum of Art

Blue Streak Gallery Philadelphia PA

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1143286 (stock #2631)
Auerbach and Maffia
$575.00

Thomas Mann three-dimensional, mixed metals necklace

Sterling, brass and copper

23 1/2" long

Large central heart measures 2 1/2" long

Marked with Thomas Mann conjoined TM and DESIGN, STERLING

Hand-signed

Excellent condition

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 2000 item #1283408 (stock #3078)
Auerbach and Maffia
$895.00

Orna Ben Ami post modernist sterling silver brooch

Israel

2" x 1 1/4"

Weight - 19.40 grams

Ben-Ami studied sculpture at the Corcoran School of Art in Washington, D.C. and Tel Aviv University and has presented numerous solo exhibitions in Israel, Europe and the United States.

Marked 925

Incsribed signature

Dated 1991

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 2000 item #1359564 (stock #3776)
Auerbach and Maffia
$795.00

Susan Kasson Sloan brooch

Sterling silver and resin

c. 1990's

3 1/2" x 1 1/8"

Signed on verso

Very good vintage condition

All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1364842 (stock #3809)
Auerbach and Maffia
$750.00

Anne Forbes sterling silver necklace

American studio artisan

Late 20th century

This bold and well crafted necklace measures 15" long

Weight - a hefty 81+ grams

Signed Anne Forbes in script on verso

Excellent vintage condition

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All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 2000 item #1367410 (stock #3848)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,200.00

Betty Cooke modernist sterling silver bracelet

Elegant orbital form

Interior diameter - 2 5/8"

Width - 1/8"

Weight - 24.5 grams

Marked Cooke, sterling

Excellent condition

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 2000 item #1392878 (stock #3447)
Auerbach and Maffia
SOLD

Betty Cooke modernist sterling silver earrings

These earrings feature circles with one half side etched, the other half polished

Each earring measures 2 1/4" in length and 1" wide

Weight - 10 grams

Marked Cooke, sterling

Excellent condition