Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Latin American : Pre 1960 item #1365784 (stock #3826)
Auerbach and Maffia
$325.00

Graziella Laffi sterling silver cuff links

1950

Peru

1 1/16" x 1 1/16"

Sterling top with copper fittings in rear

Marked 925, Laffi, Peru

Very nice vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1365783 (stock #3824)
Auerbach and Maffia
$450.00

Danish modernist sterling silver and faceted smokey quartz ring

Mid 20th century

This bold architectural ring is a size 5 1/2

Weight 16.25 grams

Raises 1/2" above the finger

While the artists' mark is obscured, this ring is definitely well designed by one of the leading Danish artisans of the period

Marked 925s, Denmark, with an illegible artist cypher

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1365618 (stock #3820)
Auerbach and Maffia
$895.00

Everett MacDonald modernist sterling silver and pearl shadow box ring

California

Mid 20th century

Size 6

Weight - 14.9 grams

Marked sterling, MacDonald

Very good vintage condition with minor age related surface scratches

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1365608 (stock #3818)
Auerbach and Maffia
$345.00

John Lewis modernist sterling silver pendant necklace

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

Chain - 17" long

Weight - 22.5 grams

Marked sterling with artist's cypher on verso

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1365607 (stock #3816)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,150.00

Henry Steig modernist sterling silver necklace

1950

Choker style

Should fit a 13 1/2" neck

Jump rings can be added to increase size if needed

Center element measures 6 1/2" x 1 1/2"

Weight - 45 grams

This solid and well crafted necklace is signed Steig, sterling on reverse

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Rings : Pre 1990 item #1365041 (stock #3815)
Auerbach and Maffia
$335.00

Gerald Stinn modernist sterling silver and turquoise ring

American - 20th century

This expertly crafted and unique branch form ring is a size 6 1/2

Weight - 13+ grams

The face of the ring measures 1 3/8" long while rising 3/4" above the finger

Marked Stinn, sterling

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1365033 (stock #3814)
Auerbach and Maffia
$425.00

Erika Hult de Corral modernist sterling silver and sodalite ring

Mexico

Mid 20th century

This is a great modernist ring with a deep blue sodalite stone nestled in a heavy and solid sterling silver setting.

Size - 6 1/2

The ring face measures 1 1/16" x 13/16".

Weight - 16.97 grams

Signed and hallmarked with "Ric" in script, Taxco, SA, Sterling, # 805, and the eagle assay 3.

Very good vintage condition , minor surface scratches

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1365029 (stock #3812)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,850.00

Burle Marx sterling silver and amethyst ring

Brazil

20th century

This beautiful and substantial ring is a size 9 3/4

Weight 26+ grams

The faceted amethyst measures 7/8" x 5/8"

Marked Burle Marx, 950

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1364842 (stock #3809)
Auerbach and Maffia
$750.00

Anne Forbes sterling silver necklace

American studio artisan

Late 20th century

This bold and well crafted necklace measures 15" long

Weight - a hefty 81+ grams

Signed Anne Forbes in script on verso

Excellent vintage condition

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All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1364515 (stock #3808)
Auerbach and Maffia
$499.00

Michael Bedard necklace for Acme Sudios

Black enamel on silver tone metal with rubber torque

1980

18" around

Each crow measures 1 1/8" x 1 1/2"

Marked Bedard for Acme, Los Angeles

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1363596 (stock #3805)
Auerbach and Maffia
$450.00

John F. Dreibelbis modernist sterling silver abstract figural brooch

1950

Dreibelbis - Early to mid 20th century American craftsman.

Mr. Dreibelbis studied weaving and silversmithing at Temple University's Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia and at the Penland School, Penland, NC.

This well crafted and solid brooch measures just under 2" x 1 3/8"

Weight - 23.70 grams

Marked JFD on verso

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1363570 (stock #3802)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,600.00

Mary Ann Scherr modernist sterling silver slave bracelet

1970's

Interior circumference 6 1/2"

Should fit a small size wrist

Ring is adjustable, currently a size eight

Weight 21.55 grams

Unmarked

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1363487 (stock #3801)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,100.00

Carl Tasha modernist sterling silver pendant necklace

1970's

Pendant - 4" long

Chain - 17" long when extended

Very nice vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1362663 (stock #3800)
Auerbach and Maffia
$495.00

Franz Scheuerle modernist sterling silver necklace

Germany

1960's

Should fit a 15 1/4" neck

Center pendant measures 3" X 3 1/4"

Bottom two elements are detachable thereby creating a second look

Marked FS 925, W.Germany

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1960 item #1362648 (stock #3799)
Auerbach and Maffia
$895.00

Borgila modernist sterling silver necklace

Sweden

1956

14" long x 1 1/4" wide

Weight - 65 grams

Marked Borgila, Swededn, sterling, F9 [1956] plus other local markings

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1362636 (stock #3796)
Auerbach and Maffia
$395.00

Matti J. Hyvarinen for Sirokoru

Finland

1976

Modernist sterling silver and faceted stone ring

The top of the ring measures about 7/8” per side, with a rise off the band of about ½’

Weight - 13.75 grams

Size 7 with an adjustable band

Marked - SIROKORU, MADE IN FINLAND, MJH, 925, Turku city mark, Y7 [1976]

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1362556 (stock #3794)
Auerbach and Maffia
$795.00

Paul von Ringelheim, Austrian/American artisan

1933 - 2003

This sterling and lucite ring is part of the Directional series of jewelry crafted by von Ringelheim in the late 1960's.

Size 5

Weight - 6.90 grams

Arrow element measures just under 2 1/4" long

Unmarked

Very good vintage condition

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