Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1349195 (stock #3682)
Auerbach and Maffia
$350.00

Modernist sterling silver abstract figural brooch/pendant

1950

3 1/4" x 1"

Weight - 29.75 grams

Marked 925

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #736599 (stock #2021 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$495.00

Large Modernist Sterling w/ Blue Opal Brooch

c.1950s

unsigned/no marks

Blue opal, seamless solder work, incredible craftsmanship and design

Excellent condition

3 3/8" x 3"

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #517602 (stock #535 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$650.00
Large and unique abstract sterling [marked 925] pendant. Although unsigned this is obviously the work of a talented artisan. In very good condition this pendant measures app. 2" x 3 1/2".
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1400816 (stock #3472)
Auerbach and Maffia
Sold

Laurence Foss American modernist sterling silver bracelet

Mid 20th century

Length - 7 3/8"

Width - 1/2"

Weight - 50 grams

Marked with L/F cypher, 133 and sterling

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1391903 (stock #3436)
Auerbach and Maffia
$650.00

Lenore Doskow modernist sterling silver necklace

American modernist

Mid 20th century

Length - 17 3/4"

Weight - 62.5 grams

Marked Doskow, sterling

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1970 item #1044546 (stock #2464)
Auerbach and Maffia
SOLD

Liisa Vitali modernist 14K gold ring

Marked NW [for Westerback Oy, Helsinki workshop], Finland, [R7] 1970.

Measurements - approx. size 6

Pierced ball shank measures app. 3/4" in diameter

Condition - excellent

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1330182 (stock #3540)
Auerbach and Maffia
$495.00

Liisa Vitali modernist sterling silver ring with free moving carnelian bead

Finland

1973

Size 6 1/4

Stands 3/4" above finger

Weight - 3.2 grams

Hallmarked - see image

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1326693 (stock #3502)
Auerbach and Maffia
$575.00

Liisa Vitali modernist sterling silver necklace

Finland

1974

Chain measures 23" long

Pendant measures - 3 3/4"

Weight - 19.20 grams

Hallmarked - NW,crown cypher,925,V7

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1333801 (stock #3553)
Auerbach and Maffia
$750.00

Modernist sterling silver bracelet by Lore

c. 1950

Classic positive and negative space design

Stands 1" tall

Interior circumference measures 5 3/4" plus a 1 1/4" gap in rear

Weight - 38 grams

Marked Lore, sterling

Very good vintage condition with original oxidation, minor surface scratching

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1379915 (stock #3925)
Auerbach and Maffia
$850.00

Los Castillo modernist sterling silver geometric necklace

Taxco, Mexico

1940s

Striking modernist, machine age design

14" long x 1" wide

Weight - a solid 90.75 grams

Marked Los Castillo, Taxco, sterling, made in Mexico, 489

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1321042 (stock #3491)
Auerbach and Maffia
$450.00

Los Castillo modernist sterling silver and copper necklace

Machine age design

Interior circumference - 14"

3/8" tall

Weight - 127 grams

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #921961 (stock #2279)
Auerbach and Maffia
$300.00

Los Castillo - Taxco - Mexico

Modernist brass belt buckle with inlaid stones

2 1/8" x 1 3/16"

Good vintage condition with minor wear to lacquer finish

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1349558 (stock #3686)
Auerbach and Maffia
$350.00

Madeline Turner modernist sterling silver horse earrings

1945- 50

1" long

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #771659 (stock #2095)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,000.00

Marci Zelmanoff - born 1942, Philadelphia.

Zelmanoff studied at the Rhode Island school of Design and received a MFA at Southern Illinois University.

Her primary influences were her teachers, Brent Kington and Olaf Skoogfors.

Oversized mixed metal brooch - abstract textured collage.

3 1/4" x 3 1/2"

Very good vintage condition.

Hand signed and dated - June 3, 1979.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #731600 (stock #2016 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,000.00

Marci Zelmanoff - born 1942, Philadelphia.

Zelmanoff studied at the Rhode Island school of Design and received a MFA at Southern Illinois University.

Her primary influences were her teachers, Brent Kington and Olaf Skoogfors.

Mixed metal brooch with rich and vibrant expressionist imagery.

2 1/4" x 2"

Very good vintage condition.

Signed and dated - May 26, 1979

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 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 : 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