Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1401563 (stock #3475)
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Yaacov Agam modernist sterling silver and enamel necklace

Mid 20th century

Israel

!4 1/2" to 15" length

Each element measures 1 3/8" long

Weight - a hefty 135 grams

Marked - Y. Agam in script, sterling

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1402244 (stock #3481)
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Industria Argentina exceptional and large modernist sterling silver and enamel necklace

Mid 20th century

Pendant measures 3 1/8" x 1 3/4"

Necklace should measures 17" long

Weight - a solid and hefty 63 grams

Very good vintage condition

Hallmarks pictured

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1398910 (stock #3468)
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Henry Steig modernist sterling silver cuff bracelet

1950s

Interior circumference measures 5 1/2" around plus a 1" rear opening

Weight - 57 grams

Very good vintage condition

Marked Steig, sterling

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1392708 (stock #3445)
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Rare Betty Cooke modernist brass and ceramic necklace

Late 1940s - 1950s

4 3/4" x 4 1/2"

Each drop measures 3" long

Very good vintage condition with only minor loss to the edge of 2 ceramic cylinders

Stamped, Cooke

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1370298 (stock #3866)
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Art Smith modernist patinated brass cuff bracelet

Dubbed "Four Ball" bracelet

Mid 20th century

2" at tallest point

Interior circumference - 5 1/2" plus a 1 1/8" rear gap

Unmarked

Very good vintage condition, displaying the highly desired original finish

One minor 3/16" darkened spot of finish in top left area of brass

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #1377531 (stock #3915)
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Paul Lobel modernist sterling silver figurative brooch

This unique and well crafted brooch is rarely available for sale

American modernist

Mid 20th century

4 1/2" x 3"

Weight - 29+ grams

Marked Lobel, sterling on verso

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1367158 (stock #3845)
Auerbach and Maffia
$14,500.00

Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe modernist sterling and stone "Dew Drop" necklace

This necklace was crafted in Torun's own workshop in Sweden during the early 1960's

The pendant with eight drop shaped stones measures 3" wide x 4" tall

Interior circumference - 15"

There are only two illegible impressed hallmarks on the neck ring with one stamp likely the Swedish three crown mark

Condition - very good vintage

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1352460 (stock #3718)
Auerbach and Maffia
$7,500.00

Betty Cooke modernist 14K gold and pearl kinetic necklace

Extended length - 20 3/4"

Longest drop - 4 1/2"

Stamped Cooke in block letters

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1239476 (stock #2940)
Auerbach and Maffia
$6,900.00

Merry Renk 14k gold and sterling silver, necklace

Features hematite and abalone

Center element measures 5" across

Interior circumference measures 15 1/4"

Very good vintage condition

Marked Renk, sterling, 14k

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Latin American : Pre 1970 item #596678 (stock #763 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$6800.00

Pal Kepenyes

Extraordinary handcrafted necklace

Longest drop measures 6"

Signed

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1376138 (stock #3898)
Auerbach and Maffia
$5,900.00

Paul Lobel modernist sterling silved cuff bracelet

Mid 20th century American modernism

This rare and exceptional cuff is crafted of burnished sterling wires artfully attached to an open cylindrical frame

Weight - 143+ grams

3 1/8" tall

2 1/2" in diameter

Marked Lobel in block letters

Tests as sterling silver

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1193964 (stock #2736)
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Betty Cooke modernist sterling silver and ebony brooch

1950

3" x 3"

Very good vintage condition

Not included in any promotion

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #722924 (stock #1089)
Auerbach and Maffia
$5,800.00

American Modernist Sterling Abstract Necklace

Betty Cooke

c.1950s

Excellent condition

19 1/2" long, each link range from 2 1/4" x 2 1/4" to 1 5/8" x 1"

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #695710 (stock #1033 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$5,800.00

American Modernist Sterling & African Amber Necklace

Betty Cooke

C.1960s

Excellent condition

African amber pieces 4" to 5" round - 37" long

Signed Cooke

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #1179593 (stock #2679)
Auerbach and Maffia
$5,800.00

Paul Lobel modernist sterling silver brooch

Large and rare abstract bird form

1940's

4" x 2 1/2"

Marked LOBEL sterling

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #905709 (stock #2266 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$5,500.00

American Modernist Sterling Quartz Crystal Brooch

Art Smith

c.1950s

Excellent condition

3 1/4" x 2"

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1174607 (stock #2666)
Auerbach and Maffia
$4,800.00

Elsa Freund American modernist silver and ceramic kinetic necklace

1950

Pendant - 5" long

Neck wire - 17 1/2" in circumference

Marked Elsa

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #1077316 (stock #2520)
Auerbach and Maffia
$4,500.00

Ed Wiener - rare and important sterling silver brooch

4 7/8" x 1"

Designed in 1947

An example of this brooch is pictured on page 145 in the book - Messengers of Modernism [see picture] also pictured in Jewelry By Ed Wiener Catalog that Ed Wiener and Fifty/50 Gallery put together for a show in 1988 - (Page 11).

Wonderful condition

Unmarked as is the brooch in the catalog