Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1420097 (stock #3667)
Auerbach and Maffia
$795.00

Robert Lee Morris sterling silver chain necklace

1980s

This heavy and substantial statement necklace weighs a total of 173+ grams

Adjustable hook closure can extend to fit a 16" neck

Center element measures 2 3/4" x 1 3/4"

Hallmarked RLM incised in medallion as well as 925

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 2000 item #1417402 (stock #3661)
Auerbach and Maffia
$950.00

Monica Tinker post modernist mixed metals brooch

Silver, gold inlay and copper have been combined to create this large and unique studio piece

5 1/8" tall x 1 3/8" wide

Weight - 40+ grams

Entitled "The Sower VI"

Signed in script on verso - Monica Tinker, '96

Very good vintage condition with no issues to note

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Rings : Contemporary item #1416496 (stock #3657)
Auerbach and Maffia
$950.00

Betty Cooke modernist sterling statement ring

Front of ring measures 2 3/8" long x 5/8" wide

Size - 6 1/4

Weight - 10+ grams

Marked Cooke, sterling

Excellent condition

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1394375 (stock #3455)
Auerbach and Maffia
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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 : Artists : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 2000 item #1392878 (stock #3447)
Auerbach and Maffia
SOLD

Betty Cooke modernist sterling silver earrings

These earrings feature circles with one half side etched, the other half polished

Each earring measures 2 1/4" in length and 1" wide

Weight - 10 grams

Marked Cooke, sterling

Excellent condition

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 1990 item #1392544 (stock #3437)
Auerbach and Maffia
$275.00

Acme Studio enamel on metal artisan brooch

Iconic Memphis era design

Artisan - Adrian Olabuenaga

1980s

Los Angeles, California

2 3/4" x 1 3/8"

Weight - 23+ grams

Excellent condition

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1990 item #1392487 (stock #3436)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,250.00

Nancee Meeker hand thrown vase

9 1/2" tall

Gray to black gunmetal glaze with spreading accents of green moss hues

Beautifully made and well balance

Lightened areas are reflections from photographic lighting

Signed Meeker on bottom

Excellent condition with no issues to note

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1376887 (stock #3905)
Auerbach and Maffia
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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 : Artists : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 2000 item #1359564 (stock #3776)
Auerbach and Maffia
$795.00

Susan Kasson Sloan brooch

Sterling silver and resin

c. 1990's

3 1/2" x 1 1/8"

Signed on verso

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Rings : Contemporary item #1328553 (stock #3514)
Auerbach and Maffia
$595.00

David Jones contemporary artisan ring

.999 sterling silver and copper ring

Size 6 1/2

1 3/4" x 3/4"

Ball stands 1" above finger

Weight - 22 grams

Fully hallmarked, Jones David, .999, sterling

Excellent condition

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 2000 item #1283408 (stock #3078)
Auerbach and Maffia
$895.00

Orna Ben Ami post modernist sterling silver brooch

Israel

2" x 1 1/4"

Weight - 19.40 grams

Ben-Ami studied sculpture at the Corcoran School of Art in Washington, D.C. and Tel Aviv University and has presented numerous solo exhibitions in Israel, Europe and the United States.

Marked 925

Incsribed signature

Dated 1991

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1143286 (stock #2631)
Auerbach and Maffia
$575.00

Thomas Mann three-dimensional, mixed metals necklace

Sterling, brass and copper

23 1/2" long

Large central heart measures 2 1/2" long

Marked with Thomas Mann conjoined TM and DESIGN, STERLING

Hand-signed

Excellent condition

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Pins : Contemporary item #1106588 (stock #2575)
Auerbach and Maffia
$175.00

Loretta Tryon contemporary handmade brooch

Bronze, sterling, 14K, crystal and pearl

2 1/2" x 3 1/8"

Tryon earned her BFA in Metalsmithing and Abstract Drawing from Moore College of Art and Design

Exhibitions - The State Museum of Pennsylvania, The Reading Public Museum, The Kimmel Center in Philadelphia and DeSales University

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 : Artists : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 2000 item #1022501 (stock #2432 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$425.00

Ed Tobin hand crafted bracelet

Pierced and scored sterling silver

7" interior circumference

1 1/2" rear opening

1" tall

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 1990 item #1004122 (stock #2386 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,600.00

Ramona Solberg - sterling silver, amber and shell "Fibula" brooch

5 1/2" x 2 1/2"

c. 1980

Excellent condition

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 1990 item #971818 (stock #2352)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,650.00

Ramona Solberg [1921 - 2005]

Brooch

Silver and trade beads

2 3/4" x 4 1/4"

c.1980s

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 1990 item #906814 (stock #2267 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$850.00

Tony Papp post modernist sterling silver/gold wash, brooch.

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