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 E.B. Meyrowitz Telescope
This is a very showy floor standing telescope. It has the original wood finger jointed case with 3 different eyepieces. Height and angle are easy to adjust. The Scope is al brass and the base looks like cherrywood. It is signed E.B. Meyrowitz, New York, London, Paris... $2600