Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1362555 (stock #3792)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,500.00

Paul von Ringelheim, Austrian/American artisan

1933 - 2003

This necklace is part of the Directional series of jewelry crafted by von Ringelheim in the late 1960's.

Large chrome plated pendant suspended from heavy metal chain.

Pendant - 4 1/2" x 4"

Should fit a 13" neck

Weight - 138 grams

Unmarked

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1259945 (stock #3015)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,500.00

Condon Kuhl modernist sterling silver and black cord pendant necklace

Mid 1970's

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

Necklace cord measures 20" long extended

Signed on reverse

Very good vintage condition

Comes with original bill of sale

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Latin American : Pre 1960 item #1261841 (stock #3022)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,500.00

Graziella Laffi sterling silver hinged cuff bracelet with folkloric motif

Peru

1950

Exceptional, bold, solid and substantial

2 3/8" tall tapering to 1 1/2" in rear

Interior diameter - 2 1/4" across

Weight - a hefty 170 grams

Marked G. Laffi Peru 925

Very good vintage condition [unpolished]

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1341565 (stock #3594)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,500.00

Rachel Gera modernist sterling silver and quartz necklace

Israel

1970

Weight - 72+ grams

Should fit a 19 1/2" neck

Center element measures 3 7/8" long

Unmarked

Excellent vintage condition

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

Interior ...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre 1960 item #1084591 (stock #2526)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,500.00

Hans Hansen modernist sterling silver bracelet with inset stones

1950

6 3/4" long x 3/4" wide

Features the classic Hansen screw type closure

Markings - small H on cross bar of larger H, 925

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1316821 (stock #3470)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,500.00

Ron Pearson modernist sterling silver brooch

1950's

4" x 1 3/16"

Weight - 26.34 grams

Marked R.H. Pearson, sterling on verso

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1350639 (stock #3712)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,495.00

Marci Zelmanoff sterling and brass brooch/pendant

5 1/8" long x 2 1/2" wide

Weight - 15 grams

Organic design exhibiting the artist's trademark intricate wire work

Inscribed - Zelmanoff, 2/21/80

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1182304 (stock #2690)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,400.00

Bill Tendler modernist/organic sterling silver necklace with quartz orb

1950

Interior circumference - 16 1/2"

This exceptional necklace is stamped Tendler, sterling

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1402764 (stock #3488)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,400.00

Modernist 14K gold necklace with smokey quartz

Stunningly dramatic grid like design

Mid 20th century

Neck ring measures 16" round

Weight - 29.30 grams

Main decorative element measures 4" X 4 3/8"

Marked 14K

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #941224 (stock #2315)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,400.00

American Modernist Sterling with Gold Nude Torso Brooch

Marci Zelmanoff

Signed & Dated 23 July 1970, NYC

Excellent condition

2 1/2" x 1 1/16"

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre 1960 item #758379 (stock #2081)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,300.00

American Early Modernist Sterling Abstract Brooch

Ed Wiener

c.1955

Excellent condition

2 5/8" x 2 7/8"

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1338279 (stock #3577)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,200.00

Betty Cooke modernist sterling silver, ebony and leather rope necklace

Mid 20th century

Pendant - 5 5/8" x 2 1/2"

Neck chain 24" long and adjustable

Weight - 26 grams

Marked Cooke, sterling

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1255406 (stock #2999)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,200.00

Modernist 14K gold and carved lapis brooch/pendant

Exceptional design with nice weight

1950's - 1960's

2 3/8" x 1 3/4"

Weight --- 27.96 grams

Marked on verso

Wonderful vintage condition
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1337782 (stock #3572)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,200.00

Art Smith modernist copper brooch

1950's

4 3/8" x 1 3/8" at widest point

Weight - 35 grams

Marked Art Smith in script on verso

Excellent vintage condition with original oxidation

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1358869 (stock #3772)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,200.00

Janiye modernist sterling silver necklace

1950

Pendant 2" x 2 3/4"

Neck ring should fit a 16" neck

Weight - 40 grams

Marked Janiye, sterling on both neck ring and pendant

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1355761 (stock #3756)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,200.00

Ruth Berridge modernist 14K gold brooch

Mid 20th century

3 5/8" x 1 1/4"

Weight - 13.40 grams

Marked Berridge, 14K

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #992669 (stock #2375 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,200.00

Ed Wiener modernist jewelry sterling silver brooch with stone

C. late 1940's - early 1950's

3 1/2" x 2 3/4"

Exceptional early work

Three dimensional

Minor surface scratches

Unpolished

Very good vintage condition