Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1183706 (stock #2700)
Auerbach and Maffia
$3,200.00

Art Smith modernist copper and brass brooch

1950

3 1/8" x 2 1/4"

Impressed signature on verso

Very good vintage condition retaining original patina

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #684244 (stock #1007)
Auerbach and Maffia
$3,200.00

Art Smith Modernist Brass Earrings.

Larger earring measures 2 1/8", smaller earring measures 1 1/4".

Condition - excellent.

Screwbacks

This unique pair of earrings are signed and fully documented.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1326689 (stock #3500)
Auerbach and Maffia
$3,200.00

Pal Kepenyes brass modernist necklace

Mexico

Mid 20th century

Center pendants, set with western opals, measure 6" long

Should fit a 16" neck

Weight - 208 grams

Signed Pal Kepenyes, Mexico

Condition - excellent vintage

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1355541 (stock #3750)
Auerbach and Maffia
$3,200.00

Rare John Prip sterling silver brooch

Mid 20th century

2 1/4" x 1 1/4"

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1325999 (stock #3499)
Auerbach and Maffia
$3,200.00

Rare Ibe Dahlquist modernist sterling silver necklace

Unique paddle design with alternating smooth and etched surface treatments

Ibe Dahlquist was one of the few Swedish silversmiths who designed for Georg Jensen

This necklace was produced at her own studio

Sweden

c 1965

Measurements -

15 1/4" long

Each paddle measures 1" long

A hefty 105+ grams in weight

Hallmarked and stamp signed - review...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1216360 (stock #2820)
Auerbach and Maffia
$3,000.00

Tapio Wirkkala Silver Moon modernist pendant and chain

Finland

1972

2.5" diameter

Markings pictured

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1036653 (stock #2452)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,900.00

Ed Wiener exceptional sterling silver and copper modernist brooch

Crafted early in his career

3" x 1 1/4"

Heavy and expertly rendered

Marked Ed Wiener sterling

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Deco : Pre 1960 item #614334 (stock #821)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,850.00

Two hand carved black jade koi fish placed in a fanciful 14k gold and diamond setting.

Most likely of Chinese origin. Circa 1950's.

Measures appx. 2 1/2" in diameter.

Condition - excellent.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1399238 (stock #3469)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,800.00

Paul von Ringelheim, Austrian/American artisan

1933 - 2003

Von Ringelheim - renowned sculptor and artisan known for his focus on iconic American subjects as well as hard edged geometric imagery

The necklace is gold plated

Crafted in the late 1960s

Interior circumference of 18 1/2 inches

Center element measures 3 1/4" x 2 1/2"

This elegant and delicate neck piece is in excellent vintage condition and unsigned

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1096376 (stock #2555)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,800.00

Art Smith modernist sterling silver brooch

1950

3" x 1 1/2"

Signed

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1006850 (stock #2389 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,800.00

Tobias Musicant - Artist, American [NJ] 1921 - 2004

Exhibitions -

Pennsylvania Academy

The Philadelphia Print Club

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Solo shows -

Heffers Gallery - Cambridge, England

Contemporary Arts Gallery in New York

Sterling silver brooch with green stone

1 3/4" x 1 1/4"

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #700439 (stock #1042)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,800.00

Tapio Wirkkala sterling silver kinetic necklace for N. Westerback.

Circa - 1973.

Pendant measures 4" in diameter. Chain measures 24" when outstretched.

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1960 item #1257998 (stock #3005)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,800.00

Large and striking modernist sterling silver necklace

Designed by Eigel Jensen for Anton Michelsen

Denmark

16 1/4" long

1 3/8" wide

Weight - a heavy 94.33 grams

Very good vintage condition, minor tarnish

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1170635 (stock #2660)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,800.00

Modernist 18K gold and Kunzite brooch

Unique built up cubist form

1 1/2" x 1 3/4"

Very good vintage condition

Unmarked

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1244812 (stock #2958)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,750.00

Walter Rhodes modernist sterling silver and turquoise pendant necklace

1950

Pendant - 3" long by 2 1/2" across

Leather cord - 21" long extended

Marked Rhodes, sterling

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1256485 (stock #3000)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,600.00

Xavier Gonzalez (1898-1993)

Spanish American Painter and sculptor

Exhibited -

Whitney Museum of American Art

Corcoran Gallery of Art

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Gonzalez hand crafted this necklace for his wife and fellow artist, Ethel Edwards

The necklace comes from a collection of Gonzalez's jewelry donated by the artist and his wife to the Art Student's League, NY, where he taught sculpture for many years

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #716724 (stock #1071)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,600.00

American Modernist Sterling Silver Brooch

Betty Cooke

c.1960s

Excellent condition

4 1/4" x 1 3/4"

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1346251 (stock #3629)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,500.00

Xavier Gonzalez (1898-1993)

Spanish American Painter and sculptor

Exhibited -

Whitney Museum of American Art

Corcoran Gallery of Art

Metropolitan Museum of Art,

Gonzalez crafted this necklace for his wife and fellow artist, Ethel Edwards

This necklace was part of a collection of Gonzalez's jewelry donated by the artist and his wife to the Art Student's League, NY, where he taught sculpture for many years

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