Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
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 : 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 : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1376138 (stock #3898)
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$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 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 #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 1960 item #905709 (stock #2266 *)
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$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

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1376885 (stock #3902)
Auerbach and Maffia
$3,995.00

Art Smith modernist sterling silver kinetic double hoop earrings

American modernist

1950

3 3/4" long x 2 1/4" wide

Weight - 23 grams

Impressed marked Art Smith in script on both earrings

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1237258 (stock #2924)
Auerbach and Maffia
$3,950.00

Peter Macchiarini modernist sterling, bronze and copper brooch

c. 1950

California

3" x 3"

Marked MACCHIARINI

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1294355 (stock #3118)
Auerbach and Maffia
$3,900.00

Art Smith modernist sterling silver kinetic earrings

1950

3 3/8" long

3" wide

Unmarked

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1355697 (stock #3755)
Auerbach and Maffia
$3,900.00

John Prip modernist sterling silver brooch

Mid 20th century

2 1/4" x 2 3/4"

Weight - 21.50 grams

Marked with artist's cypher on verso

Inscribed Josephine H. Gilbert

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1234548 (stock #2906)
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$3,900.00

Art Smith modernist sterling silver and banded agate ring

Over sized and substantial

c. 1950

Stone measures 2 1/16" long x 1" at widest point

Size 7 - 7 1/4

Weight - 31.55 grams

Very good vintage condition

Stone displays natural variations and inclusions

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #649187 (stock #927)
Auerbach and Maffia
$3,900.00

Elsa Freund modernist necklace.

Silver with glazed ceramic 'stone'.

Pendant - 2 1/2" x 2 3/4".

Condition - excellent.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #1186490 (stock #2707)
Auerbach and Maffia
$3,800.00

Wiley Sanderson, modernist sterling silver and 14K gold brooch

Cranbrook

3 1/8" x 1 5/8"

Etched Sanderson - 48, sterling, 14k

Very good vintage condition

Pictured in Kenneth Winebrenner - "Jewelry Making" [1955], fig. 61

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1281124 (stock #3069)
Auerbach and Maffia
$3,800.00

Walter Schluep modernist sterling silver and 14K gold necklace

Montreal, Canada

1971

Chain - 23 1/2" long

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

Weight - 83.86 grams

Very good vintage condition