Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1350639 (stock #3712)
Auerbach and Maffia
$2,495.00

Marci Zelmanoff sterling and brass brooch/pendant

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

Weight - 15 grams

Organic design exhibiting the artist's trademark intricate wire work

Inscribed - Zelmanoff, 2/21/80

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #814332 (stock #2151 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,650.00

Marci Zelmanoff - born 1942, Philadelphia.

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

Her primary influences were her teachers, Brent Kington and Olaf Skoogfors.

Oversized twisted silver wire brooch.

4" x 4"

Very good vintage condition.

Unsigned

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1367058 (stock #3840)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,395.00

Mary Ann Scherr sterling silver bracelet in the form of a serpent/dragon

Mid 20th century

6 " interior circumference plus a rear opening measuring 1 1/4"

This unique and well crafted bracelet weighs 63 grams

Marked Scherr, sterling

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1363570 (stock #3802)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,600.00

Mary Ann Scherr modernist sterling silver slave bracelet

1970's

Interior circumference 6 1/2"

Should fit a small size wrist

Ring is adjustable, currently a size eight

Weight 21.55 grams

Unmarked

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1362636 (stock #3796)
Auerbach and Maffia
$395.00

Matti J. Hyvarinen for Sirokoru

Finland

1976

Modernist sterling silver and faceted stone ring

The top of the ring measures about 7/8” per side, with a rise off the band of about ½’

Weight - 13.75 grams

Size 7 with an adjustable band

Marked - SIROKORU, MADE IN FINLAND, MJH, 925, Turku city mark, Y7 [1976]

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #695129 (stock #1032 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$250.00

Modernist Sterling Earrings

Maxwell Chayat

C.1950s

excellent condition

1" dia.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1347170 (stock #3659)
Auerbach and Maffia
$199.99

Maxwell Chayat modernist sterling silver and rhodocrosite brooch

1950

2" x 1"

Weight - 9 grams

Marked Chayat, sterling

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1394269 (stock #3453)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,200.00

Max Chayat modernist sterling silver and rhodocrosite necklace

American modernist

1950

Length - 14"

Width - Just under 3/4"

Screw back earrings - 3/4" x 3/8"

Total weight [three pieces] - 51 grams

Marked Chayat, sterling [see photo]

Very nice vintage condition with original oxidation

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1005332 (stock #2388 *)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,250.00

Maxwell Chayat modernist sterling and gray agate brooch

2 3/4" x 1"

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1127759 (stock #2619)
Auerbach and Maffia
$475.00

Maxwell Chayat modernist brooch

sterling silver

1 7/8" x 1 1/8"

Marked Chayat sterling

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #769258 (stock #2093)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,800.00

Maxwell Chayat, sterling and enamel American modernist brooch.

1 5/8" x 2 1/8".

Excellent condition.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1960 item #1381438 (stock #3932)
Auerbach and Maffia
$450.00

Meka sterling silver and red enamel modernist necklace

Denmark

Mid 20th century

15" x 3/4"

Weight - a solid 45 grams

Marked Meka, sterling, Denmark

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre 1960 item #657913 (stock #954)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,600.00

Merry Renk, modernist sterling silver necklace.

California, circa - 1950's

Classically simple interconnected forms superbly balanced and beautifully crafted.

Measures approximately 16 1/4" outstretched.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1960 item #1102079 (stock #2569)
Auerbach and Maffia
$250.00

Mette and Finn Aero modernist pewter necklace

Denmark

Center pendant - 6"

Chain - 17" when extended

Marked Mette and Finn Aero Denmark

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1960 item #1095213 (stock #2552)
Auerbach and Maffia
$295.00

Mette and Finn modernist pewter necklace

Denmark

Mid 20th century

Solid bars connecting 5 split spheres

Displays some movement and sound

30" long

Marked Mette and Finn Denmark

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1391088 (stock #3425)
Auerbach and Maffia
$445.00

Mexican sterling silver and amethyst quartz necklace

Mid 20th century

Should fit a 14 - 14 1/2" neck

Weight - 48+ grams

Marked Sterling, Taxco

Very fine vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1405258 (stock #3501)
Auerbach and Maffia
$450.00

Dynamic brutalist sterling silver and banded agate ring

1970

This heavy and well crafted ring stands 3/4" above the finger

Weight - 19.5 grams

Size - 9 1/2

Unmarked

Fine vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1367082 (stock #3842)
Auerbach and Maffia
$495.00

Modernist sterling silver and enamel brooch

1950

2 1/8" x 1 3/4"

Weight - 19.50 grams

Marked sterling

Excellent good vintage condition