Modernist Jewelry and Modern Art by Auerbach and Maffia
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1223049 (stock #2857)
Auerbach and Maffia
$595.00

KJP Nordform sterling and crystal bracelet

Finland

Late 1970 - 1980

Interior circumference - 6 3/4"

Hinged opening mechanism

Marked 925

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1280252 (stock #3066)
Auerbach and Maffia
$950.00

Vintage sterling silver buckle bracelet

Wearable length - 7 1/2"

Width - 1"

Heavy and substantial weighing 161.80 grams

Working buckle clasp mechanism

European origin

c. 1960 - 1980

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1288362 (stock #3096)
Auerbach and Maffia
$595.00

Modernist abstract sterling silver bracelet

1970

European origin

Central element measures 2" tall

7 " interior circumference

Weight - 39 grams

Marked 925

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1980 item #1375010 (stock #3892)
Auerbach and Maffia
$795.00

Impressive vintage sterling silver and amethyst glass bracelet

Mexico

Mid to late 20th century

This substantial and solid bracelet weighs a hefty 174 grams

Interior circumference - 6 7/8"

Stands 1 1/4" tall

Push/pull clasp and safety chain

Hallmarked, Hecho en Mexico, sterling, artist cypher and initials - AAC

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1384281 (stock #3404)
Auerbach and Maffia
$395.00

Kultaseppa Salovaara modernist sterling silver and amethyst hinged bracelet

1970s

Finland

2 1/2" x 2 1/4"

Interior circumference 7"

Weight - 17 grams

Marked - sterling,925, bear hallmark

Fine vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1346249 (stock #3628)
Auerbach and Maffia
$975.00

Modernist sterling silver and deep amethyst cabochon ring

Finland

1973

Size 8

Stone measures slightly under 1" in diameter

Weight - 27.50 grams

This is a dynamic and substantial ring with great presence

Hallmarked with the national mark, 925, Turku, U7 [1973] and Made in Finland

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1326693 (stock #3502)
Auerbach and Maffia
$575.00

Liisa Vitali modernist sterling silver necklace

Finland

1974

Chain measures 23" long

Pendant measures - 3 3/4"

Weight - 19.20 grams

Hallmarked - NW,crown cypher,925,V7

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre 1980 item #683463 (stock #1005)
Auerbach and Maffia
$3,800.00

Betty Cooke modernist sterling necklace with black coral element threaded on black leather cord.

Coral measures 5 1/4" long. Adjustable leather cord.

Artist stamped.

ONE OF A KIND

Condition - excellent.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1193701 (stock #2734)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,250.00

Marci Zelmanoff mixed metals sterling brooch/pendant

1979

2" x 1 1/4"

Marked on verso

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1359565 (stock #3778)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,600.00

Jan Lohmann modernist sterling silver and lapis bracelet

Denmark

1970

Wearable length - 6 3/4"

Width - 1" to 1 1/2" when top stone is included

This heavy and solid bracelet weighs a hefty 98.50 grams

Marked Denamrk, Lohmann, 925

Very good vintage condition

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 : 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 : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1323577 (stock #3494)
Auerbach and Maffia
$1,500.00

Betty Cooke modernist 14K gold brooch w/pearl

Delicate and elegant variation on her renowned blades of grass theme

3 1/2" x 1 1/4"

Weight - 5.50 grams

Stamped Cooke, 14K

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1413408 (stock #3650)
Auerbach and Maffia
$650.00

Phyllis Mark modernist gold tone kinetic necklace

1970s

Pendant - 4 1/2" in diameter

Neck ring measures 15 3/4" round or 5 1/4" x 5 1/4"

This necklace is part of a small series of pendants that the renowned sculptor designed during the early 1970's

Marked on verso Phyllis Mark '72

Very good vintage condition with minor surface scratches

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1425542 (stock #3666)
Auerbach and Maffia
$650.00

Vintage modernist sterling and opal necklace

This stunningly unique necklace features a beautiful opal cabochon set in a sterling medallion enhanced with a deeply carved shadow box effect

Nice weight - 80+ grams

Pendant - The circle of the pendant measures 2" in diameter and with the up post included the total measurement becomes 3"

Chain - 15" long

Marked on verso, sterling, hand made, unknown artist cipher

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1341558 (stock #3589)
Auerbach and Maffia
Sold

Gerald Stinn modernist sterling silver ring

1970

Size 6

Solid and well crafted this ring weighs 21+ grams

Face measures 1 1/8" tall x 1" wide

Marked Stinn, sterling

Excellent vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1155010 (stock #2647)
Auerbach and Maffia
$950.00

Rachel Gera ring, modernist abstract form

Israel

1970

Sterling silver set with an oval honey amber and a reddish/brown amber cabochon

Size 8 1/2

Stamped Gera 925

Very good vintage condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1073996 (stock #2514)
Auerbach and Maffia
$345.00

Robert Larin modernist abstract bracelet

Silver plated pewter

c. 1960 - 70

7 " x 1 3/4"

Very good vintage condition