Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1469656 (stock #4173)
Auerbach and Maffia
$450.00

Unique hand-crafted brass necklace

Surrealistic insect suspended from a brass chain

c 1970s

Pendant - 2 1/8" x 1 1/2"

Chain - 20" long

Weight - 70 grams

Excellent condition

Unmarked

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1469499 (stock #4172)
Auerbach and Maffia
$349.00

Iconic modernist sterling silver shadowbox pendant necklace

1950

Pendant - 3" x 1 5/8"

Chain - 22" long

Unmarked

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1469494 (stock #4171)
Auerbach and Maffia
$395.00

Frederick Prete sterling silver and jasper pendant necklace

1970

Pendant - 2 3/4" x 1 5/8"

Chain - 23" long

This well crafted folded form weighs a solid 38 grams

Etched signature on verso

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1469492 (stock #4170)
Auerbach and Maffia
$289.00

Ed Wiener sterling silver modernist earrings

1950

1" x 1"

Weight - 14 grams

Marked - Ed Wiener, sterling

Fine vintage condition

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1468897 (stock #4168)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,495.00

John Iversen sterling silver segmented bracelet

6 1/2" long x 1 1/2" at widest point

Weight - 46 grams

Signature tag attached

Excellent condition

All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1950 item #1468692 (stock #4166)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,500.00

Joe Brown bronze nude sculpture

Bronze figure - 12 5/8"

Bronze figure including plinth - 13 1/2"

Wood base - 5" X 7"

Signed and dated on base - Joe Brown 1949

Excellent original condition with fine patina

Brown - 1909 - 1985

Artist, educator and athlete, Joe Brown was the pre-eminent sports sculptor of his time. Born in Philadelphia, he entered Temple University in 1927 on a football scholarship. Brown apprenticed to scul...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1468604 (stock #4165)
Auerbach and Maffia
$765.00

Exceptional clamper bracelet

Sterling silver and amethyst

Depicting fish in hands

Made in Taxco, Mexico

Mid 20th century

2 1/2" x 2 1/4" x 3 1/2" tall

Weight - 74 grams

Marked Taxco, JC, Hecho en Mexico, 925, sterling, eagle mark 3

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #1468399 (stock #4162)
Auerbach and Maffia
$450.00

Early and unique Mexican sterling silver necklace

c 1940

16 1/2" long

Center link measures 2 1/8" x 2"

Links are of a hollow construction with warm aged patina intact

Marked Made in Mexico

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1468396 (stock #4161)
Auerbach and Maffia
$375.00

Large and impressive modernist sterling and wood earrings

Mid 20th century

3 1/4" x 1"

Weight -15 grams

Unmarked

Excellent condition

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1468394 (stock #4158)
Auerbach and Maffia
$950.00

Mena Messina dynamic handcrafted brass and silver necklace

Patinated folded brass links connected with silver posts

Trademark closure

18" long x 1 1/2" wide

Weight - 202 grams

Etched signature

Dated - 1992

Very good original condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1467929 (stock #4156)
Auerbach and Maffia
$650.00

Pierre Cardin Sterling Silver Logo Necklace

c 1960s

26" long

Each link measures 1/2" x 1/2"

Weight - 33 grams

Rare, signed and in great condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1467712 (stock #4154)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,750.00

Art Smith modernist earrings

Sterling silver

1950s

Large and impressive at 2 1/8" across

Weight - 26 grams

Screw back

Signed Art Smith - slightly obscured

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1467710 (stock #4152)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,600.00

Rachel Gera large and impressive sterling and garnet handcrafted necklace

Israel

1970s

Circumference - 14"

Length - from collar to bottom of center drop - 7" long

Weight - 100 grams

Marked - Hand Made, 925, Israel, Gera

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1467003 (stock #4151)
Auerbach and Maffia
$895.00

Rebajes modernist sterling silver cuff bracelet

Mid 20th century

A rare form in sterling

Weight - a solid 58+ grams

Inner circumference - 6" plus a rear gap of 1" for a total of 7" around

Marked Rebajes sterling

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1950 item #1466645 (stock #4149)
Auerbach and Maffia
$450.00

Haglund Studios modernist sterling silver bracelet

Sweden

1945

7 1/2" long x 1" wide

Weight - 52 grams

Marked Haglund Studios, sterling, Sweden with appropriate hallmarks

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1465759 (stock #4148)
Auerbach and Maffia
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Art Smith 'Paraspiral' brass necklace

Arc-like form, ball on chain with spiral closure

18 - 19" wearable length

Signed Art Smith

2" at widest point

Central element measures 11" long

In very good original vintage condition with only minor oxidation to finish

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Copper : Pre 1960 item #1465659 (stock #4146)
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Art Smith "Modern" copper and brass cuff bracelet

Smith's large and iconic bracelet c. 1950

4" long x 3" wide

Inner circumference 5 1/2" plus a rear gap of 1 1/2"

Weight - 110 grams

Marked Art Smith - see picture

Excellent vintage condition retaining original patina

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1465087 (stock #4145)
Auerbach and Maffia
$450.00

David Andersen [Uni] modernist sterling silver ring

Inv. Marianne Berg

This bold and exuberant ring stands 1/2" above the finger

Size - 7/34 - 8

Weight - 27 grams

Marked Uni D-A. 925s, inv.MB, Sterling, Norway

Excellent condition