Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1074030 (stock #2515)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,400.00

Betty Cooke modernist mixed metals brooch

Sterling silver and brass

Sterling ovals display a brushed finish while the brass elements have a mirror finish

1960

2 5/8" x 1 5/8"

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1341559 (stock #3591)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,400.00

Henry Steig modernist sterling silver brooch/pendant

1950

2" x 2 3/4"

Weight - 16.77 grams

Marked Steig, sterling on verso

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1970 item #1119300 (stock #2611)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,400.00

Pal Kepenyes ring with stone

Monumental work featuring human forms in erotic motif

Face measures 1 3/4" x 1 3/8"

Size 6 1/2 to 7

Marked Pal Kepenyes in circle

Very good vintage condition

Stone displays natural craquelure

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1367058 (stock #3840)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,395.00

Mary Ann Scherr sterling silver bracelet in the form of a serpent/dragon

Mid 20th century

6 " interior circumference plus a rear opening measuring 1 1/4"

This unique and well crafted bracelet weighs 63 grams

Marked Scherr, sterling

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1005332 (stock #2388 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,250.00

Maxwell Chayat modernist sterling and gray agate brooch

2 3/4" x 1"

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #870232 (stock #2224 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,250.00

American Mid Century Modernist Sterling Pendant w/Rose Quartz

Ed Wiener

c.1950s

Pendant alone measures 1 3/4" x 1 3/4"

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #755418 (stock #2072)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,250.00

American Modernist Abstract Brooch w/Moonstone

Ed Wiener

c.1950s

Excellent condition

1 1/2" x 1 1/4"

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1193701 (stock #2734)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,250.00

Marci Zelmanoff mixed metals sterling brooch/pendant

1979

2" x 1 1/4"

Marked on verso

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1343969 (stock #3610)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,250.00

Puig Doria modernist sterling silver choker necklace

Sunburst motif

Interior circumference - 14"

Pendant - 3 1/2" in diameter

Marked Puig Doria, sterling

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1960 item #1377903 (stock #3916)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,200.00
Palle Bisgaard sterling silver and nacre bracelet

Denmark

Mid 20th century

This well crafted, rare and beautiful bracelet measures 7 1/2" x 1 1/8"

Weight - a substantial 101 grams

Marked as pictured in frame#4

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Latin American : Pre 1970 item #1002731 (stock #2384 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,200.00

Vintage Modernist Sterling Brooch Pendant

Oswaldo Guayasamin

Very good vintage condition

Sterling silver w/synthetic rubies

3 1/4" x 1 1/4"

Oswaldo Guayasamin, was born in Quito, the capital of Ecuador, on July 6, 1919. He graduated from the School of Fine Art in Quito as painter and sculptor. He carried out his first exhibit when he was 23, in 1942...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1392761 (stock #3446)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,200.00

Rebajes modernist sterling silver butterfly bracelet

1950s

This unique handcrafted cuff has an interior circumference of 5 3/8" plus a rear opening of 1 1/8"

Weight - 46 grams

Marked Rebajes, sterling

Very good vintage condition with minor scattered surface scratches

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1394269 (stock #3453)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,200.00

Max Chayat modernist sterling silver and rhodocrosite necklace

American modernist

1950

Length - 14"

Width - Just under 3/4"

Screw back earrings - 3/4" x 3/8"

Total weight [three pieces] - 51 grams

Marked Chayat, sterling [see photo]

Very nice vintage condition with original oxidation

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 : 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 : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1339598 (stock #3586)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,200.00

Soren Borup modernist sterling silver kinetic necklace

1960 - 70

Denmark

Neck chain - 15 3/4"

Pendant - 2" in diameter

Marked S.Borup, 925s, Denmark on both chain and pendant

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #867486 (stock #2218 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,200.00

American Modernist Sterling Earrings w/Coral Bead

Ed Wiener

c.1950s

Excellent condition

1 1/4" x 7/8", screwbacks

Stamped Ed Wiener Stamped Ed Wiener, sterling

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre 1950 item #651640 (stock #935)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,200.00

Rebajes modernist hand wrought sterling ring.

Front - 7/8", stands - 1/2", presently a size 8 but the ring is adjustable.

Condition - excellent.