Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1423762 (stock #3655)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,600.00

Large and Dynamic Ruth Berridge modernist 14K gold brooch

Mid 20th century

3 5/8" x 1 1/4"

Weight - 13.40 grams

Marked Berridge, 14K

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1423358 (stock #3653)
Auerbach and Maffia
$595.00

Large and unique abstract sterling pendant

Although unsigned this is obviously the work of a talented professional artisan

In very good condition this pendant measures app. 2" x 3 1/2"

Weigh - 40 grams

Marked 925

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1423284 (stock #3650)
Auerbach and Maffia
$595.00

James Frappe modernist sterling silver and red stone ring

1950

Frappe - an American modernist artisan working in the Pittsburgh area. He studied at the Carnegie Mellon Institute and later taught there as well. His work is hard to find, always solid and well crafted

The ring is a size 9 - 9 1/4

Weight - 16.55 grams

This showstopper of a ring is in wonderful vintage condition

Marked, Frappe, sterling

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1422626 (stock #3648)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,400.00

Unique sterling silver statement necklace and bracelet set

Hallmarked for Vicenza, Italy

1970 - 80

Bracelet - interior circumference of 7" x 1 1/4" tall

Necklace - 15" interior circumference x 3/4" tall

Both bracelet and necklace have push/pull clasps that open to make them easy to get on the wrist or neck

Combined weight - 145 grams

These interesting pieces are not rigid but have an almost spring like quality to them

Excellent condi...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1421568 (stock #3647)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,400.00

Marci Zelmanoff intensely crafted mixed metal and wire mesh brooch/pendant

Sterling, silver mesh, brass and enamel

2 3/8" x 3 1/2"

1979

Can be worn as a brooch or a pendant

Etched on verso - Marci Zelmanoff, February, 1979

Fine vintage condition

Marci Zelmanoff - born 1942, Philadelphia

Zelmanoff studied at the Rhode Island school of Design and received a MFA at Southern Illinois University

Her primary i...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1421558 (stock #3646)
Auerbach and Maffia
$350.00

Lisbeth Nordskov sterling silver and stone ring

Denmark

This solid and heavy statement ring stands 1/2" tall

Size 9 1/2

Weight - 15.58 grams

Marked Nordskov, sterling, Denmark

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1960 item #1420473 (stock #3642)
Auerbach and Maffia
$159.00

Danish sterling and blue enamel bracelet with starburst design

1960

7 1/4" long x 1/2" wide

Weight - 24+ grams

Maker - Viskandia v/Schomaker, Frederiksberg

Very good vintage condition with no issues to note

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1420472 (stock #3640)
Auerbach and Maffia
$235.00

Classic Ed Wiener modernist sterling silver and copper tie bar

1950

2 1/8" long x 3/8" wide,/p>

Weight - 16.75

Marked Ed. Wiener, sterling

Very good vintage condition

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 : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1420041 (stock #3666)
Auerbach and Maffia
$425.00

Hans Hansen modernist sterling silver, vermeil and pearl ring

Denmark

Mid 20th century

Size - 6

Weight - 11 grams

Hallmarked HaH, Denmark, 925s

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1418602 (stock #3665)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,695.00
Paul Lobel modernist sterling silver brooch

Rare example from his sterling menagerie

1950s

2 1/4" x 1 1/8"

Weight - 11+ grams

Marked LOBEL, sterling on verso

Very good vintage condition, minor light surface scratches

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1417829 (stock #3664)
Auerbach and Maffia
$550.00

Monumental Antonio Pineda sterling silver [970] cut out earrings

Taxco, Mexico

Screw backs

3 5/8" long x 2 1/8" wide

Weight - 36+ grams in total

Marked with Antonio mark, eagle mark and 970

These are truly spectacular and in excellent condition

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 : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1417388 (stock #3660)
Auerbach and Maffia
$295.00

Opus Modernist sterling, pearl and amethyst 7 tentacle ring

Mid 20th century

Size - 9 1/4

Weight - 10.5 grams

Front measures 1 1/4" across

Marked ster, OPUS

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1416497 (stock #3658)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,295.00

Jules Brenner classic sterling silver buckle type cuff bracelet

1950

Interior circumference - 5 1/4" plus a rear opening of 1 1/4" for a total of 6 1/2"

Weight - 51 grams

Stamped Jules Brenner, sterling, in block letters

Excellent vintage condition

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 : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1416495 (stock #3656)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,350.00

Carl Tasha modernist serpent pendant

Provincetown, MA

1970

This massive and exquisitely detailed work of art measures 5 1/4" tall x 3" across

Weight - a solid 118 grams

Cast brass or bronze

Signed on verso - C. Tasha in script and stamped C. Tasha in block letters, 153/1000

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1415750 (stock #3654)
Auerbach and Maffia
$299.00

Modernist sterling silver and druzy quartz ring

Designer - Algeo

Mid 20th century

Size - 7 1/2

Heavy and nicely detailed this ring weighs 21.84 grams

Marked - ALGEO, sterling

Excellent vintage condition