Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1370298 (stock #3866)
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Art Smith modernist patinated brass cuff bracelet

Dubbed "Four Ball" bracelet

Mid 20th century

2" at tallest point

Interior circumference - 5 1/2" plus a 1 1/8" rear gap

Unmarked

Very good vintage condition, displaying the highly desired original finish

One minor 3/16" darkened spot of finish in top left area of brass

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1392708 (stock #3445)
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Rare Betty Cooke modernist brass and ceramic necklace

Late 1940s - 1950s

4 3/4" x 4 1/2"

Each drop measures 3" long

Very good vintage condition with only minor loss to the edge of 2 ceramic cylinders

Stamped, Cooke

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1396265 (stock #3460)
Auerbach and Maffia
$4,200.00

Art Smith "Three Hole" modernist copper bracelet

This large and impressive handcrafted work measures 3 1/4" tall

Interior circumference - overall 7 1/4" including a 1 1/2" rear opening

Weight - 94 grams

Very good vintage condition displaying the original untouched patina

Unmarked

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 : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1183706 (stock #2700)
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$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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Other Metals : Scandinavian : Pre 1950 item #1409911 (stock #3628)
Auerbach and Maffia
$950.00

Georg Jensen sterling silver cuff bracelet

Denmark

1940

Designer - Harald Nielsen

This well crafted classic bracelet with a unique Celtic type design measures 2" x 2 3/8" x 1 3/8" at its tallest point

Interior circumference - 6" plus a 1 1/8" rear opening

Weight - a solid 58 grams

Marked Georg Jensen, 55, 925s

Fine vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1427919 (stock #3680)
Auerbach and Maffia
$750.00

Moore Streb modernist bronze cuff bracelet

1970

A rare and well crafted bracelet from these fairly obscure New York artisans

Width - 1 1/8"

Interior circumference - 5" plus a 1 1/2" rear opening for a total of 6 1/2"

Weight - 60 grams

Unmarked

Fine vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1970 item #1044797 (stock #2470)
Auerbach and Maffia
$750.00

Modernist hand crafted brass pendant necklace

Substantial and well rendered

Dark center stone

Pendant - 3 5/8"

Chain - 27"

Very good vintage condition

Signed

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1410885 (stock #3632)
Auerbach and Maffia
$750.00

Rachel Gera modernist brutalist brass, garnet and pearl necklace

Israel

1970

Should fit up to a 14" neck

Main pendant element measures 61/2" long x 2 1/4" wide

Excellent vintage condition

Unmarked

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1313550 (stock #3457)
Auerbach and Maffia
$695.00

Impressive hand crafted modernist brass necklace

c 1960's

Origin - Argentina

Marked Jacob

Pendant - 7 1/2" long

Should fit a 16" neck

Very nice vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1280911 (stock #3068)
Auerbach and Maffia
$695.00

Carl Tasha nude figural brass belt buckle

C. 1970

Provincetown, Mass

4 1/4" x 2"

Marked on top and reverse

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1413408 (stock #3650)
Auerbach and Maffia
$650.00

Phyllis Mark modernist gold tone kinetic necklace

1970s

Pendant - 4 1/2" in diameter

Neck ring measures 15 3/4" round or 5 1/4" x 5 1/4"

This necklace is part of a small series of pendants that the renowned sculptor designed during the early 1970's

Marked on verso Phyllis Mark '72

Very good vintage condition with minor surface scratches

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1970 item #1253827 (stock #2995)
Auerbach and Maffia
$650.00

Carl Tasha modernist brass belt buckle

1970

4" long

2" wide

Signed and numbered on tail fin

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1368936 (stock #3860)
Auerbach and Maffia
$650.00

Phyllis Mark modernist aluminum kinetic necklace

1970s

Pendant - 5 1/4" x 3 1/8"

Neck ring measures 14 3/4" round

This necklace is part of a small series of pendants that the renowned sculptor designed during the early 1970's

Marked on verso Phyllis Mark '71

Very good vintage condition with minor surface scratches