Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1431723 (stock #3704)
Auerbach and Maffia
$475.00

Ronald Pearson modernist sterling silver brooch

This large and elegant brooch measures 4 1/4" long x 1 1/2"

Weight - 12 grams

Marked Pearson, sterling

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1960 item #1431409 (stock #3702)
Auerbach and Maffia
$950.00

Grete Prytz Kittelsen, J. Tostrup modernist sterling silver bracelet

Mid 20th century

Norway

1 1/4" tall

Interior circumference - 6 1/8" plus a 1 1/8" rear opening for a total measurement of 7 1/4"

Marked - Sterling, J. Tostrup, Norway

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1430556 (stock #3699)
Auerbach and Maffia
$550.00

Jane Wiberg modernist sterling silver and shaped amethyst quartz ring

Denmark

Mid 20th century

Size - 7 1/2

Weight - 13 grams

Marked Jane Wiberg, Handmade, Danish Silver, 925s

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1430211 (stock #3698)
Auerbach and Maffia
$795.00

Hans Hansen modernist sterling silver bracelet

Denmark

Mid 20th century

Very unique geometric links with a three dimensional quality

7 1/4" long

3//4" wide

Weight - 65 grams

Marked on verso - Hans Hansen in script,Denmark,925s

Very good condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1429567 (stock #3695)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,595.00

John Prip and Ronald Pearson sterling silver necklace on the original leather cord

Ron Pearson was a student under Philip Morton at Alfred University in upstate New York while John Prip was an instructor there...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1428827 (stock #3691)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,500.00

Philip Morton Modernist Brooch

1950⁠

American modernist artisan

Author of the classic book "Contemporary Jewelry," a studio handbook, which spotlights hand made jewelry techniques and the various working artisans of the mid 20th century period

Morton's jewelry is rare and hard to find and this brooch is a great representation of the aesthetic at that time

2 1/4" in diameter

Copper and silver

Original untouched vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1428481 (stock #3689)
Auerbach and Maffia
$395.00

Modernist sterling silver and amethyst hand hammered necklace

Mid 20th century

Interior circumference - 17"

Weight - 27 grams

Silver link - 3/8" at widest point

Hidden hook clasp

Unmarked

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1428290 (stock #3686)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,500.00

Sam Kramer modernist banded agate and sterling silver kinetic pendant necklace

Mid 20th century

NYC

2 1/2" x 1 5/8"

The pendant is composed of two elements that hang separately allowing free movement

Weight - 21+ grams

Marked with the appropriate hallmark [see photo]

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1428023 (stock #3684)
Auerbach and Maffia
$895.00
Betty Cooke modernist sterling silver disk necklace

One disk polished the other shiny

Should fit a 16 1/2" neck

Weight 25 grams

Disk - 7/8" dia⁠

Signed Cooke, sterling

A classic design in fine vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1427925 (stock #3681)
Auerbach and Maffia
$189.00

Elis Kauppi for Kupittaan Kulta modernist sterling and stone necklace

Finland

Pendant - 2" x 1/2"

Chain - 22" long

Weight - 9 grams

Marked with anvil mark and 925s

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1940 item #1426479 (stock #3675)
Auerbach and Maffia
$750.00

George Kramer Modernist/Deco 835 silver and amber bracelet

Germany

1930s

Marine life, boats and lighthouse motif

This substantial statement bracelet measures 7" long x 1 1/2" wide

Weight - 89 Grams

Marked with the G/K hallmark, 835 and 31

Very nice antique condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1920 item #1426307 (stock #3672)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,200.00

Wiener Werkstatte necklace

Austria

Early 20th century

Tiny micro beads crocheted on a soft pliable cord

Spring tension twist closure

This rare an exceptional neck collar presents in fine original condition

Measurements - 16" long x 3/8" wide

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1425597 (stock #3668)
Auerbach and Maffia
$895.00

Marci Zelmanoff mixed metal ring

Gold and silver organic form "stones" embedded in silver, rose and yellow gold granulated bubbles combine to create a classic hand crafted work

Call it surrealist or brutalist it's definitely her signature and intense style.

Zelmanoff's work was featured in major artisan publications of the 1970s as well displayed in many well know galleries of the time.

More recently, however, Zelmanoff's work has definitely been flying under ...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1425595 (stock #3667)
Auerbach and Maffia
$650.00

Knud V. Andersen modernist sterling bracelet

Denmark

Mid 20th century

This heavy and well crafted bracelet, referencing deeply cut topographic configurations, measures 7" long x 7/8" wide

Weight - 68+ grams

Marked KVA, Michelsen hallmark, 925s, Danmark

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1425542 (stock #3666)
Auerbach and Maffia
$650.00

Vintage modernist sterling and opal necklace

This stunningly unique necklace features a beautiful opal cabochon set in a sterling medallion enhanced with a deeply carved shadow box effect

Nice weight - 80+ grams

Pendant - The circle of the pendant measures 2" in diameter and with the up post included the total measurement becomes 3"

Chain - 15" long

Marked on verso, sterling, hand made, unknown artist cipher

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 #1425082 (stock #3662)
Auerbach and Maffia
$395.00

Ed Wiener modernist sterling and coral bead earrings

1950

1 3/4" long

Weight - 5 grams

Marked sterling

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1960 item #1425081 (stock #3661)
Auerbach and Maffia
$179.99

A. Dragsted modernist sterling and enamel brooch

Mid 20th century

2" x 2 1/4"

Weight - 11.5 grams

Marked, sterling, Denmark, A/D cipher

Fine vintage condition