Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1493315 (stock #4266)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,200.00

Christian Schmidt modernist sterling silver pendant with stone

Mid 20th century

Pendant - 2 1/2" x 1 1/2"

Chain - 18" long

Marked on verso

Excellent condition

Schmidt embarked on his career in the 1950s, studying under the guidance of Philip Morton in Minnesota. He earned his degree from the University of Minnesota, where he taught jewelry crafting from the late 1950s to the early 1960s. His jewelry creations were a based on naturalistic shapes...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1493179 (stock #4264)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,200.00

Bent Knudsen sterling silver bracelet

Denmark

Mid 20th century

Wearable length - 7"

Width - 1"

Weight - a solid 67 grams

Marked Bent K, sterling, Denmark, 925s, 61

Excellent condition

This design is very characteristic of Knudsen's work, displaying the clean lines and minimalist aesthetic for which he is known.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1940 item #1492787 (stock #4263)
Auerbach and Maffia
$345.00

Carl Roupoli art deco era sterling silver bracelet depicting running deer

1930s

Length - 6 1/2" long x 3/4" wide

Weight - 45 grams

Marked C. Roupoli, sterling

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1491951 (stock #4262)
Auerbach and Maffia
$269.00

Uni David Andersen modernist sterling silver ring

Designed by Marianne Berg

Mid 20th century

Current size 8 but adjustable

Weight - 12 grams

Face stands 1 3/4" tall

Adjustable shank

Marked Uni 925s, M.B. Handmade, David-Andersen Norway

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1491683 (stock #4261)
Auerbach and Maffia
$425.00

Mary Ann Sherr modernist sterling silver earrings

2 1/2" x 1 1/4"

Weight - 10 grams

Post back

Signed on verso

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1490062 (stock #4260)
Auerbach and Maffia
$395.00

Arne Johansen sterling silver and green gemstone pendant

Denmark

1 1/2" x 2 3/4"

Weight - 35 grams

Marked - Aj, 925s, Denmark

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1489670 (stock #4258)
Auerbach and Maffia
$350.00

Tony Papp sterling silver clip back earrings

These sleek and beautifully rendered earrings date from the 1980s

2" x 1"

Weight - 35 grams

Marked PAPP, sterling

Excellent condition

Tony Papp was the son of Joseph Papp, the renowned director of the New York Shakespeare Festival. He developed a fascination for jewelry as a form of wearable art during his time at the Parsons School of Design. His unique creations were exhibited in galleries across New...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1489669 (stock #4257)
Auerbach and Maffia
$435.00

Arne Johansen modernist sterling silver and Lapis pendant

Denmark

Mid 20th century

2 1/8" x 1"

Weight - 21 grams

Marked on verso - Denmark, 925s, AJ

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1970 item #1489043 (stock #4256)
Auerbach and Maffia
$795.00

Vintage native American cuff bracelet

Beautiful inlay of coral, turquoise, nacre, and black onyx set in silver depicting an antelope kachina.

Silver drops adorn the face with wings of nacre and onyx framing the central element.

The front measures 2 1/8" tall

The interior circumference is 5 1/4" with a rear gap of 1 1/2" for a total of - 6 3/4"

This well-crafted and hefty bracelet weighs a solid 62 grams.

Unsigned

Excellent vintage conditi...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Murano : Pre 1940 item #1488887 (stock #4255)
Auerbach and Maffia
$750.00

Murano millefiori/murrinas art glass vase

Fratelli Toso

Early 20th century

7" tall x 3" at widest point

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1950 item #1488883 (stock #4254)
Auerbach and Maffia
$450.00

Native American silver and green turquoise bracelet

c. 1930s - 40s

Well-crafted bracelet with stamp work depicting arrow feathers and thunderbirds, with rope scroll work and rain drops framing the central stone.

Interior circumference measures 5 3/4" with a rear gap of 1" for a total of 6 3/4".

The front measures 1 1/2" tall tapering back to 5/8" at the end

>p>Weight - 40 grams

In excellent vintage condition with a beautiful warm patina

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Murano : Pre 1980 item #1488882 (stock #4253)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,495.00

Impressive art glass fish crafted by Fabio Tosi

Murano, Italy

Mid 1970s

Sommerso technique

This beautiful and heavy sculpture measures 12 1/2" long and 5" tall

In great condition

Etched signature

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1488881 (stock #4252)
Auerbach and Maffia
$325.00

Vintage sterling silver and turquoise peacock brooch

3 1/2" x 3 1/2"

Weight - 32 grams

Marked silver, Mexico

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1488788 (stock #4250)
Auerbach and Maffia
$695.00

Uno A Erre sterling silver and enamel bracelet

Italy

1960 - 1970

This favorite modernist bracelet is meant for a small wrist measuring 6 1/4" in wearable length and 1" wide

Marked UnoAErre, 925

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1488784 (stock #4248)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,500.00

A stunning vintage Native American Squash Blossom necklace, a timeless piece of jewelry that embodies the rich cultural heritage and artistry of the Native American people.

Crafted from high-quality sterling silver and turquoise, the necklace features a series of intricately designed squash blossom motifs, a symbol deeply rooted in Native American tradition

The turquoise stone is revered in Native American culture for its spiritual significance and healing properties. The vibr...

All Items : New Century : Glass : Pre 1990 item #1488783 (stock #4246)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,750.00

Gio Ponti [1891 - 1979]

A Canne vase

Venini

1955/1983

Art glass with polychrome canes

9 1/2" tall

Top opening - 6" across

Etched signature reads Venini Italia 83

Excellent condition

The 'A Canne' vase by Gio Ponti for Venini is a remarkable piece of glass artistry. Designed in 1955, this vase is a testament to Gio Ponti's innovative approach to design

The vase is crafted from glass and features a distinctive 'Cann...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Low Countries : Pottery : Pre 1940 item #1488604 (stock #4245)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,500.00

Beautiful and rare Art Deco Boch Freres vase with repeating stylized bird design.

Monumental 13 1/2" tall

Belgium

1930

Hallmarked - see photo

Excellent condition with no issues to note.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1960 item #1488422 (stock #4244)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,750.00

Exceptional native American sterling and turquoise row cuff bracelet

40 beautifully matched turquoise squares set in heavy gauge sterling silver framed with silver rain drops and classic stamp work displayed on each side

Interior circumference measures 6" plus a 1" rear gap for a total of 7" in all

1 5/8" tall

Weight - a hefty 129 grams

Marked D C, sterling

Condition - excellent