Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1410025 (stock #3629)
Auerbach and Maffia
$395.00

Brutalist brass necklace with black metal mesh chain

Three free moving separate elements combine to make a striking arrangement

These rare and unique late mid century crafted pieces have gained in popularity in the past few years

Central element measures 5 1/2" long x 1 3/4" across at widest point

Chain - up to 19" long

Excellent vintage condition

Unmarked

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1409314 (stock #3626)
Auerbach and Maffia
$350.00

Eve Kaplin enamel on metal earrings

1980s

These movable large statement earrings can measure up to 2 3/4" long

Very good vintage condition with only a few minor pin point dots of enamel loss

Unmarked

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1406033 (stock #3510)
Auerbach and Maffia
$550.00

Pierre Cardin modernist lucite and chrome necklace

This iconic necklace measures 29" long

Largest lucite element measures 1" across

Cardin hang tag present on clasp

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1402762 (stock #3485)
Auerbach and Maffia
$495.00

Brutalist brass necklace

Hand crafted studio jewelry

1960s - 70s

Center element measures 5" x 5"

Neck ring - 14 1/2" round

Weight - 116 grams

Unmarked

Excellent vintage condition

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 1960 item #1392708 (stock #3445)
Auerbach and Maffia
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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 1980 item #1376671 (stock #3900)
Auerbach and Maffia
$249.00

Jorma Laine bronze pendant necklace with green stone

Rare form with mask and stone

Finland

1970

Pendant measures 2 3/8" x 2 1/4"

Chain - 27" long

Weight - 72 grams

Marked Finland, Bronze on reverse

Very good vintage condition with expected age related patina

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1374052 (stock #3880)
Auerbach and Maffia
$395.00

Mary Ann Scherr gold tone necklace

Mid 20th century

Necklace is adjustable from 15 1/2" to 17" long

This delicate pierced necklace weighs 27 grams

Marked Mary Ann Scherr and Paradise on hang tags

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1372666 (stock #3875)
Auerbach and Maffia
$595.00

Stephen Burr Necklace

Brass

1970's

Inner circumference - 14 1/2"

Central element - 2 3/4" x 1 1/4"

Weight - 53 grams

Etched script signature on verso

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1370298 (stock #3866)
Auerbach and Maffia
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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 1980 item #1368936 (stock #3860)
Auerbach and Maffia
$895.00

Phyllis Mark modernist aluminum kinetic necklace

1970

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

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 1970 item #1355696 (stock #3752)
Auerbach and Maffia
$450.00

Jacob Hull silver plate necklace for Buch en Deichmann

Denmark

Late 1960's to 1970's

Neck ring should fit a 14" neck

Center element measures 3 1/2" long

Weight - a substantial 92 grams

Marked on verso

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1347172 (stock #3660)
Auerbach and Maffia
$185.00

Jorma Laine modernist bronze necklace

Finland

Mid 20th century

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

,P.chain measures 23" long

Marked Jorma Laine, bronze, Finland

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1346251 (stock #3629)
Auerbach and Maffia
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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 : 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 : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1332540 (stock #3546)
Auerbach and Maffia
$450.00

Jorma Laine modernist bronze pendant necklace

Finland

1960 - 70

Pendant - 5 1/4" long

Chain - 25" extended

Weight - 46 grams

Marked on verso - Jorma Laine, Bronze, Finland

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1330173 (stock #3520)
Auerbach and Maffia
$450.00

Carl Tasha modernist dragon pendant necklace

1970's

Provincetown, Mass.

Brass on leather cord

Pendant - 1 5/8" x 3"

Marked C. Tasha on verso

Very good vintage condition