Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1960 item #1458305 (stock #4114)
Auerbach and Maffia
$350.00

Ronald Hayes Pearson modernist bronze footed ash tray

1950

Pearson - known for his jewelry his decorative objects are quite rare

5 1/2" across x 1 3/8" tall

Marked Ronald Hayes Pearson on bottom

Excellent condition with age related patina

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1457647 (stock #4112)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,750.00

Tapio Wirkkala, for N. Westerback Oy, sterling silver "Crescent Moon" necklace

Finland

1972

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

Chain 24"

Hallmarked NW, 925H, Crown mark, Helsinki mark, T7

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Artists : Glass : Decorative : Pre 1990 item #1457423 (stock #4111)
Auerbach and Maffia
$265.00

Millefiori art glass plate by Moretti

Murano, Italy

Late 20th century

Measures 6 1/2" in diameter

Signed with signature murrine

Excellent condition

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Murano : Pre 1960 item #1457408 (stock #4110)
Auerbach and Maffia
$4,500.00

Dino Martens Oriente bowl

For Aureliano Toso

Mid 1950s

Murano Italy

Polychrome internally decorated glass with pinwheel, aventurine and murrina

7 3/8" across x 2 3/4" tall

Dino Martens - [1894 - 1970] An Italian artist and designer know for his work in glass. Studied at the Academia di Belle Arti. He eventually became the innovative artistic director at Aureliano Toso.

Excellent condition

All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1457311 (stock #4108)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,800.00

Robert Lee Morris Sterling Link Necklace

A truly impressive collar by a major American artist and designer

Mid 1980s

Should fit a 15" neck

Each link measures 7/8" x 7/8"

Signed Morris on link

In Morris's own words - this necklace was the SEED of design that founded the premiere DONNA KARAN collection collaboration in 1985

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1457157 (stock #4104)
Auerbach and Maffia
$159.00

Modernist Sterling Earrings

Each earring is 2 5/8" in total height

The drops are just under 2" high

Width - 1 1/4"

Depth - 7/16"

Striking 3 dimensional design

Each signed "ITALY 925"

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1456957 (stock #4103)
Auerbach and Maffia
$250.00

Sterling brutalist pendant necklace and pin

Wear it as a necklace or as a brooch

Sterling set with Carnelian Cabochon

Made in two sections the lower element swings with free kinetic movement

Length - 3 1/2"

Width - 2" at widest point

Chain - 18"

Total weight - 30 grams

Marked 925

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1456956 (stock #4102)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,200.00

Early and Iconic Ed Wiener wrapped sterling silver cuff bracelet

American modernist

1950

The Wiener cuff should fit a 7" wrist

Rear gap measures 1 1/2"

The overall dimensions are 2 1/2" x 1 3/4"

Weight - 36 grams

Signed Ed Wiener, sterling

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1456443 (stock #4100)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,895.00

Vintage Betty Cooke Kinetic 14K Gold with Pearl and Onyx Pendant

2 1/2" long x 7/8" at widest point

Weight - 6.55 grams

Marked - Cooke, 14K

Condition - excellent

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1456041 (stock #4099)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,800.00

Betty Cooke modernist sterling and ebony brooch

Mid 20th century

1 3/4" x 3 3/4"

Weight - 14 grams

Marked Cooke, sterling on silver element and hand etched Cooke on verso of wood segment

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1455934 (stock #4098)
Auerbach and Maffia
$149.00

Modernist bronze ring

Brutalist style

Finland

Adjustable band currently a size 8

Face - 1 1/8" diameter

Marked - Made in Finland

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1455643 (stock #4095)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,200.00

Betty Cooke modernist sterling silver statement ring

Mid 20th century

Face - 2" x 1 1/4"

Size 6

Weight - 14 grams

Marked Cooke, Sterling on verso

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1455273 (stock #4094)
Auerbach and Maffia
$495.00

Plus Studio Norway modernist sterling silver and Stone Necklace

Plus Studio featured the work of Anna Greta Eker, Erling Christophersen and Tone Vigeland

24" long

Pendant measures - 2" x 2 3/4"

Weight - 43 grams

Hallmarks pictured

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1455100 (stock #4092)
Auerbach and Maffia
SOLD

Tone Vigland modernist sterling silver ring

Norway

Mid 20th century

Size - 6 1/2

Weight - 21 grams

Front - 1" x 1"

Hallmarks pictured

Excellent condition

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1940 item #1454900 (stock #3777)
Auerbach and Maffia
$350.00

Vintage Reed and Barton silver plate "Milk Jug" cocktail shaker

9 1/2" tall

32 oz capacity

Excellent condition with only minor surface scratches

Marked on bottom

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1454822 (stock #4089)
Auerbach and Maffia
$695.00

Superb Rachel Gera modernist sterling silver, stone and shell ring

Israel

1970s

Size - 6 1/2

Weight - 18 grams

Marked Gera Israel

Excellent condition

All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1454763 (stock #4088)
Auerbach and Maffia
$495.00

Sterling and Unakite Statement Necklace

Sweden

Late 20th century

Length - 15"

Center element measures 3" long

Center stone measures 1 3/4" long x 1 1/4" wide

Weight - a substantial 90 grams

See last picture for hallmarks

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1454746 (stock #4087)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,750.00

Marci Zelmanoff

Huge sculptural brooch featuring her classic wire construction in mixed metals with ceramic stone

6" long

Weight - 64 grams

Marked Zelmanoff '72

Very good vintage condition with minor roughness on the ceramic stone