Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1970 item #1090006 (stock #2538)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,800.00

Ron Dembosky - Pair of powerful mythic figures

Oil on canvas

Mid 20th century

Dembosky - American, PA. 20th century

13" x 33"

Very good original and unrestored condition

All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1930 item #1089994 (stock #2536)
Auerbach and Maffia
$350.00

Raphael Sabatini - Cabaret black face performer

1927

Sheet size - 12 1/2" x 9 1/2"

Unframed

Pencil signed

Raphael Sabatini, 1898 – 1985, Philadelphia, Pa.

Professional life – Professor of Painting and Sculpture at the Tyler School of Art at Temple University from 1936 to 1966

President of the Philadelphia Art Alliance in Philadelphia.

Sabatini studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts with Arthur Carles,...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1089494 (stock #2534)
Auerbach and Maffia
$795.00

Ed Levin modernist sterling silver brooch with inlay

c. 1950

1 5/8" x 2 1/4"

Unique form, rarely seen

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1960 item #1084917 (stock #2527)
Auerbach and Maffia
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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 : Pre 1960 item #1084591 (stock #2526)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,500.00

Hans Hansen modernist sterling silver bracelet with inset stones

1950

6 3/4" long x 3/4" wide

Features the classic Hansen screw type closure

Markings - small H on cross bar of larger H, 925

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1083928 (stock #2524)
Auerbach and Maffia
$550.00

John Lewis modernist jewelry sterling brooch

Boston

1 3/4" x 2 1/8"

Hand crafted with nice weight

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #1077316 (stock #2520)
Auerbach and Maffia
$4,500.00

Ed Wiener - rare and important sterling silver brooch

4 7/8" x 1"

Designed in 1947

An example of this brooch is pictured on page 145 in the book - Messengers of Modernism [see picture] also pictured in Jewelry By Ed Wiener Catalog that Ed Wiener and Fifty/50 Gallery put together for a show in 1988 - (Page 11).

Wonderful condition

Unmarked as is the brooch in the catalog

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1074556 (stock #2517)
Auerbach and Maffia
$795.00

Frances Holmes Boothby modernist sterling silver necklace with blue glass stone

Pendant - 2 1/2" x 2"

Chain - 17" long outstretched

Signed fhb sterling

Very good vintage condition

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 : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1073996 (stock #2514)
Auerbach and Maffia
$345.00

Robert Larin modernist abstract bracelet

Silver plated pewter

c. 1960 - 70

7 " x 1 3/4"

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1070137 (stock #2510)
Auerbach and Maffia
$750.00

By Jean, modernist sterling and pink quartz pendant and chain

Bold and impressive design

c.1970's

Chain measures 14 3/8" long when outstretched

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

Marked By Jean sterling

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1930 item #1065874 (stock #2503)
Auerbach and Maffia
$750.00

Egyptian revival necklace

C. 1920

Finely crafted silver necklace with gilt accents displaying crisp details and above average quality

16" long

Rectangular elements measure 1 1/4" x 1 5/8"

Very good original condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1061097 (stock #2501)
Auerbach and Maffia
$495.00

Irena Bryner modernist sterling silver earrings

1950's

1 5/8" long

Marked I.Bryner

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1060711 (stock #2500)
Auerbach and Maffia
$595.00

Ed Levin Modernist jewelry Brooch

14K gold, sterling silver with baroque pearl

Fluid and elegant this brooch measures 4" long

Marked Ed Levin [script],sterling/14k

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1056387 (stock #2493)
Auerbach and Maffia
SOLD

Mena Messina sterling silver necklace

Striking modern design

18 1/2" long x 1 3/8" wide

Weight - a substantial 200 grams

Heavy and well rendered

Signed Mena Messina SS 1994

Messina -

Education - The Philadelphia College of Art 1972-76

Galleries -

The Guggenheim Museum NYC

The Philadelphia Museum of Art

Blue Streak Gallery Philadelphia PA

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1055611 (stock #2492)
Auerbach and Maffia
$275.00

Erwin Pearl modernist abstract necklace

Heavy and substantial gold tone cast metal

Necklace measures 171/2" when outstretched

Pendant measures 4 3/4" long x 3 3/4" wide

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1960 item #1055516 (stock #2491)
Auerbach and Maffia
$165.00

Oystein Balle sterling and enamel brooch

Norway

1950's

Diameter - 1 3/4"

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1055365 (stock #2490)
Auerbach and Maffia
$750.00

Alfred Karram sterling silver bracelet

1960's

Face - 1 1/4" x 2 5/8"

Interior dimensions -1 7/8" x 2 1/4"

Marked Karram sterling

Very good vintage condition with minor surface scratches and two tiny dings