Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1342691 (stock #3599)
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Art Smith modernist nickel silver "Three Hole" bracelet

1950

Interior circumference - 6 5/8" including a rear opening of 1"

3" tall

Weight - 69 grams

Unmarked

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1340801 (stock #3588)
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Art Smith modernist jewelry silver necklace/choker dubbed "Paraspiral"

Exquisite hand wrought form - very rare in silver

1950

Measures approximately 2" at tallest point

Diameter approximately 5" x 4 3/4", should fit a 14 or 14 1/2" neck

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1337782 (stock #3572)
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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 #1294355 (stock #3118)
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$3,900.00

Art Smith modernist sterling silver kinetic earrings

1950

3 3/8" long

3" wide

Unmarked

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1237668 (stock #2925)
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Art Smith modernist sterling necklace and bracelet set w/amethyst

Sterling silver choker and bracelet

Choker measures appx. 3 7/8" x 4" interior diameter

Bracelet measures appx. 2 1/8" x 2 1/8" interior diameter

Large amethyst orb measures 3/4" in diameter

Lot weight - 49 grams

Necklace signed

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1235010 (stock #2908)
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Art Smith modernist sterling silver ring with onyx, amber and amethyst

1950's

Size 9

Weight - 17 grams

Purchased from the original owner who acquired it directly from Art Smith

Unmarked

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1234548 (stock #2906)
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$3,900.00

Art Smith modernist sterling silver and banded agate ring

Over sized and substantial

c. 1950

Stone measures 2 1/16" long x 1" at widest point

Size 7 - 7 1/4

Weight - 31.55 grams

Very good vintage condition

Stone displays natural variations and inclusions

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 : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1183341 (stock #2699)
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$2,500.00

Art Smith modernist sterling silver and abalone ring

1950

1 1/4" x 3/4"

Size 5

Impressed signature

Very good vintage condition

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

Art Smith modernist sterling silver brooch

1950

3" x 1 1/2"

Signed

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1960 item #1084917 (stock #2527)
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Art Smith Modernist copper and brass cuff bracelet

1950

Entitled - Criss Cross

Interior circumference 6 1/2"

Back opening 1 1/8"

2" tall

In untouched vintage condition retaining original patinas

Marked Art Smith

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1037439 (stock #2454)
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$99.99

Art Smith - A Jeweler's Retrospective

This rare and important catalog was the printed reference for the ground breaking exhibition held at the Jamaica Arts Center, Feb 1 - March 24,1990

The ten page black and white catalog contains about a dozen photos of Smith's major works as well his autobiography and a short history of mid century jewelry and Art Smith's designs

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #957217 (stock #2330 *)
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Art Smith "Modernette" cuff bracelet in sterling silver

Iconic mid 20th century modernist design

2 3/4" x 1 1/2"

Interior circumference 6 1/2"

Rear opening 1 1/2"

Excellent vintage condition

Marked appropriately

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #937390 (stock #2301 *)
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$950.00

American Sterling Modernist Jewelry Brooch

Art Smith

c.1950s

Excellent condition

2 5/8" x 2"

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #905709 (stock #2266 *)
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$5,500.00

American Modernist Sterling Quartz Crystal Brooch

Art Smith

c.1950s

Excellent condition

3 1/4" x 2"

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #851849 (stock #2185 *)
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$3,500.00

American Modernist Sterling Silver Constructive Brooch

Art Smith

c.1950s

Excellent condition

2 1/2" x 2 1/2"

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #768727 (stock #2092)
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Art Smith modernist brass necklace

Unique and rare custom designed object

6 1/2" x 8 1/2", center drop: 5" x 1 1/4"

Excellent vintage condition

Marked twice

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #684244 (stock #1007)
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$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.