Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Photographs : Pre 1910 item #637156 (stock #875)
Auerbach and Maffia
$295.00

Machine Age industrial photograph - Circa - 1900.

Image - 10" x 13 1/4".

Condition - very good, crisp, slight toning.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1910 item #1182662 (stock #2695)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,200.00

Art Nouveau Owl belt buckle

Gablonz, Bohemia

1900

5" x 3"

Metal alloy

Pictured on page 29 of Jewels of Fantasy: Costume Jewelry of the 20th Century, Deanna Farneti Cera (Editor)

Very good antique condition

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #1014162 (stock #2399 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$550.00

Dante and Beatrice bronze bookends

Early 20th century

6 1/2" tall x 4 1/2" wide x 2 3/4" deep

Striking and unique example of this type of ware

Excellent condition

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1920 item #1036830 (stock #2453)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,200.00

Micheal Powolny glazed ceramic compote

Austria

10” tall x 12” across the top opening.

The top bowl is marked underneath with the numbers – 6308

The base is numbered underneath with the numbers 45 over 9308 and 17 below. There are no other visible markings

The condition is very good with no chips or cracks

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1930 item #691826 (stock #1024)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,350.00

Victor David Hecht, b. Paris, lived in NYC, 1873 - 1931.

Studied - Académie Julian-Student, Art Students League of New York.

Exhibited - Pa. Academy, Art Institute of Chicago, Society of Independent Artists, National Academy of Design, Corcoran Gallery etc.

This early modernist watercolor is pencil signed and dated 1926.

Image measures - 10 1/2" x 15".

Condition - very good

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1930 item #795828 (stock #2133 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$250.00

Art Deco necklace by Jacob Bengel

Germany

Circa - 1930

Necklace measures 18" when outstretched

Pendant - 1 7/8"

In very good vintage condition with only minor pitting on one or two chrome elements

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Pewter : Pre 1930 item #997609 (stock #2380 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$595.00

Just Andersen art deco pewter compote

Denmark

1920's

4" tall

In very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Edwardian : Pre 1930 item #1023598 (stock #2438 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$3,500.00

Wiener Werkstatte enamel and sterling brooch

Dating from the first quarter of the 20th century

Markings include WW, The Austrian silver hallmark and A. St.

A St. was the mark of Alexander Sturm who was the craftsman and manufacturer commissioned by the designers of the Wiener Werkstatte to produce silver objects

Brooch measures 1" x 1 3/8"

In very good antique condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1930 item #1065874 (stock #2503)
Auerbach and Maffia
$750.00

Egyptian revival necklace

C. 1920

Finely crafted silver necklace with gilt accents displaying crisp details and above average quality

16" long

Rectangular elements measure 1 1/4" x 1 5/8"

Very good original condition

All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1930 item #1089994 (stock #2536)
Auerbach and Maffia
$350.00

Raphael Sabatini - Cabaret black face performer

1927

Sheet size - 12 1/2" x 9 1/2"

Unframed

Pencil signed

Raphael Sabatini, 1898 – 1985, Philadelphia, Pa.

Professional life – Professor of Painting and Sculpture at the Tyler School of Art at Temple University from 1936 to 1966

President of the Philadelphia Art Alliance in Philadelphia.

Sabatini studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts with Arthur Carles,...

All Items : Fine Art : Drawings : Pencil : Pre 1930 item #1114064 (stock #2596)
Auerbach and Maffia
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William Samuel Schwartz

Russian American 1896 - 1977

Pencil drawing

Female portrait

1930

Image - 8" x 12"

Framed, frame has damage in lower right corner

Very good condition

All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1930 item #1205555 (stock #2784)
Auerbach and Maffia
$345.00

Anton Schutz etching

New York City skyline view from Weehawken

1927

Image size - 13 11/16" x 10 1/8"

Signed in pencil [LR]

Framed

Very good condition

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pastel : Pre 1930 item #1217586 (stock #2827)
Auerbach and Maffia
$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 : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1930 item #1366149 (stock #3829)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,200.00

Georg Jensen modernist/constructivist sterling silver brooch

Designed by Oscar Gundlach Petersen

1920's

1" x 1 1/2"

Weight - 8+ grams

Marked as pictured

Very good antique/vintage condition with only minor surface scratches

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"