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 : Artists : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1376887 (stock #3905)
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Betty Cooke sterling silver kinetic necklace

Should fit up to a 17" neck

Longest spike element measures 5 1/2" long

This well crafted and dynamic neck piece weighs appx. 45 grams

Marked, Cooke, sterling in block letters

Excellent condition

Contemporary design

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #1377531 (stock #3915)
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Paul Lobel modernist sterling silver figurative brooch

This unique and well crafted brooch is rarely available for sale

American modernist

Mid 20th century

4 1/2" x 3"

Weight - 29+ grams

Marked Lobel, sterling on verso

Very good vintage condition

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 : Artists : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1394375 (stock #3455)
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Betty Cooke sterling silver necklace

American modernist

Pendant - 4 1/4" x 3"

Neck ring - 17 1/2"

Weight - 25 grams

Both torque and pendant are marked Cooke, sterling

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1398910 (stock #3468)
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Henry Steig modernist sterling silver cuff bracelet

1950s

Interior circumference measures 5 1/2" around plus a 1" rear opening

Weight - 57 grams

Very good vintage condition

Marked Steig, sterling

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1401563 (stock #3475)
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Yaacov Agam modernist sterling silver and enamel necklace

Mid 20th century

Israel

!4 1/2" to 15" length

Each element measures 1 3/8" long

Weight - a hefty 135 grams

Marked - Y. Agam in script, sterling

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1402244 (stock #3481)
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Industria Argentina exceptional and large modernist sterling silver and enamel necklace

Mid 20th century

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

Necklace should measures 17" long

Weight - a solid and hefty 63 grams

Very good vintage condition

Hallmarks pictured

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1410881 (stock #3630)
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Betty Cooke modernist sterling silver and resin kinetic brooch

This early and rare brooch measures 3 1/4" x 1 5/8"

Weight - 17.10 grams

Marked Cooke

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1367158 (stock #3845)
Auerbach and Maffia
$14,500.00

Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe modernist sterling and stone "Dew Drop" necklace

This necklace was crafted in Torun's own workshop in Sweden during the early 1960's

The pendant with eight drop shaped stones measures 3" wide x 4" tall

Interior circumference - 15"

There are only two illegible impressed hallmarks on the neck ring with one stamp likely the Swedish three crown mark

Condition - very good vintage

All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Pre 1980 item #675090 (stock #986)
Auerbach and Maffia
$12,500.00

Edwin Ohrstrom - rare and important modernist art glass sculpture fitted on handmade wood base.

Circa - 1960's or 70's.

19 1/4" x 14 1/4" x 1 1/2"

Condition - excellent.

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pastel : Pre 1930 item #1217586 (stock #2827)
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$12,500.00

Ramstonev modernist abstraction - crayon and pastel on paper

Circa 1939

Dimensions - image - 18" x 24"

Estate stamped on verso

Framed

Condition - very good

This work was done during the late 1930's as part of the 'Cooperative' project in the New Hope, Pa. modern art community. Charles Ramsey, Louis Stone and Charles Evans worked collectively on many drawings and paintings during this time. While all three were accomplished artists they d...

All Items : Fine Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1940 item #627830 (stock #837)
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$9,500.00

Ramstonev modernist abstraction - crayon and pastel on paper - circa 1939.

Dimensions - image - 17" x 22 3/4".

Condition - very good, framed.

This work was done during the late 1930's as part of the 'Cooperative' project in the New Hope, Pa. modern art community. Charles Ramsey, Louis Stone and Charles Evans worked collectively on many drawings and paintings during this time. While all three were accomplished artists they decided to suppress their individual egos and c...

All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Metal : Pre 1980 item #719490 (stock #1079 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$8,500.00

Large metal art sculpture by Jim Gary

Jim Gary 1939 - 2006, American sculptor. Well listed

This item measures approx 58" x 44" and is in excellent condition

Signed lower left

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All Items : Fine Art : Drawings : Pre 1970 item #1342785 (stock #3600)
Auerbach and Maffia
$8,500.00

Harry Bertoia monotype on rice paper

Tall sculptural forms in varied textures and hues

c 1950's

Paper size - 19 1/2" x 22 3/4"

Set in black frame - size 25" x 30"

Very good original condition

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1950 item #366856 (stock #256 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$7,500.00
Major geometric abstract oil on masonite painting, by Joseph Meierhans, circa 1940's. Gold leaf original frame - in excellent condition this work [image] measures app. 27 1/2" X 33 1/2". Meierhans, b. - 1890 in Switzerland, came to the United States in 1917, eventually settling in Bucks County. He studied under A.N.Lindenmuth and J. Sloan. He was a member of the S.Indp.Artists, ASL, Provincetown A.A. and the American Abstract Artists.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1352460 (stock #3718)
Auerbach and Maffia
$7,500.00

Betty Cooke modernist 14K gold and pearl kinetic necklace

Extended length - 20 3/4"

Longest drop - 4 1/2"

Stamped Cooke in block letters

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1239476 (stock #2940)
Auerbach and Maffia
$6,900.00

Merry Renk 14k gold and sterling silver, necklace

Features hematite and abalone

Center element measures 5" across

Interior circumference measures 15 1/4"

Very good vintage condition

Marked Renk, sterling, 14k