We have always considered and collected these commercial masks and helmets as industries tribal art. Examples can be elegant in their simplicity or bazaar and complex. They are always unique, suprising and filled with personality.
1800s Cabinet of Educational Collections
This is full and complete cabinet of 15 draws. The cabinet reads. Educational collection of Commercial Materials... Hartley School... Philadelphia Commercial Museum. Each glass covered draw box is labelled with subjects that include, building stones, rubber, spices, sugar ,wheat etc. The draws areis complete and well labelled. 2 of the boxes are blanks. Each subject shadow box is nice enough to hang on the wall. These are rare and very difficult to find complete... $2200