Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #959655 (stock #2336 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,450.00

Betty Cooke modernist jewelry

Sterling silver and onyx bracelet with 14K gold rivets

Interior circumference 8" with flexibility

Width - 5 /16"

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1149109 (stock #2642)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,450.00

Betty Cooke modernist sterling silver and pearl brooch

1960

2 1/4" x 3 7/8"

Stamped Cooke sterling

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1425083 (stock #3663)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,425.00

Betty Cooke modernist sterling silver ring

Mid 20th century⁠⠀

What may seem a simple design here is actually an incredibly well made machine age work. Classic elegance in a solid architectural design makes this statement ring a classic and unique Cooke creation.

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Size - 6

Weight - 15+ grams

Marked, Cooke sterling

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #623534 (stock #828)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,400.00

William DeHart - rare American modernist sterling brooch.

Brooch measures 3 3/4" x 4".

Condition - excellent.

DeHart exhibited at The Walker Art Center mid 20th century.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #722526 (stock #1086)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,400.00

American Modernist Sterling Geometric Brooch

Frank Miraglia

c.1950s

Excellent condition

2 3/4" x 2 1/4"

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre 1950 item #949779 (stock #2326)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,400.00

American Modernist Jewelry Sterling Musanga Branch Vintage Pin

Rebajes

c.1940s

Very good condition

3" x 2 3/4"

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1074030 (stock #2515)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,400.00

Betty Cooke modernist mixed metals brooch

Sterling silver and brass

Sterling ovals display a brushed finish while the brass elements have a mirror finish

1960

2 5/8" x 1 5/8"

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1950 item #1091717 (stock #2544)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,400.00

American Modernist Sterling Deco Bracelet

Rebajes

c.1940s

Very good vintage condition

2 3/8" wide

Stamped - Rebajes Sterling

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre 1960 item #1107302 (stock #2576)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,400.00

Frances Holmes Boothby modernist sterling silver pendant necklace

1950

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

Chain - 23" extended

Marked fhb sterling

Very good vintage condition

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 : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1950 item #1242806 (stock #2950)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,400.00

Leopoldo Mendez woodcut entitled Las Antorchas

Print on tinted paper

Image - 11 3/4" x 16"

1948

Signed lower right

Very good untouched condition, not examined out of frame

Mendez, 1902 - 1969

Mexico

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : American : Pre 1960 item #1256749 (stock #3003)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,400.00

Frederick Weinberg modernist wall mount sculpture

Three horses

Plaster and metal with applied finish

1950

36" tall

28" across

1 1/2" deep

Very good unrestored vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1341559 (stock #3591)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,400.00

Henry Steig modernist sterling silver brooch/pendant

1950

2" x 2 3/4"

Weight - 16.77 grams

Marked Steig, sterling on verso

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1421568 (stock #3647)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,400.00

Marci Zelmanoff intensely crafted mixed metal and wire mesh brooch/pendant

Sterling, silver mesh, brass and enamel

2 3/8" x 3 1/2"

1979

Can be worn as a brooch or a pendant

Etched on verso - Marci Zelmanoff, February, 1979

Fine vintage condition

Marci Zelmanoff - born 1942, Philadelphia

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

Her primary i...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1215696 (stock #2815)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,395.00

Los Castillo sterling silver surrealistic goblets

Pair of hand crafted goblets featuring abstract nudes as stems

Taxco, Mexico

1950

Due to the hand made quality of these cups each piece is slightly different

5 1/2" and 5 3/8" tall

Very good vintage condition with very minor scattered dings

Marked as pictured

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1367058 (stock #3840)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,395.00

Mary Ann Scherr sterling silver bracelet in the form of a serpent/dragon

Mid 20th century

6 " interior circumference plus a rear opening measuring 1 1/4"

This unique and well crafted bracelet weighs 63 grams

Marked Scherr, sterling

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1930 item #691826 (stock #1024)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,350.00

Victor David Hecht, b. Paris, lived in NYC, 1873 - 1931.

Studied - Académie Julian-Student, Art Students League of New York.

Exhibited - Pa. Academy, Art Institute of Chicago, Society of Independent Artists, National Academy of Design, Corcoran Gallery etc.

This early modernist watercolor is pencil signed and dated 1926.

Image measures - 10 1/2" x 15".

Condition - very good

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1044708 (stock #2469)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,350.00

Modernist, mid 20th century, sterling silver candelabra by International Sterling

16 1/4" tall x 11 1/4" across

In very good vintage condition