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 Optometrists Store Front Sign
This is an original cobalt blue, gold leaf and white reverse painted glass sign. it reads Eyes Examined. It still has the rough frame from the store around it. It came out of a New England estate where it was in storage for all these years. The sellers great grandfather was a turn of the century Optometrist... 55' x 15"... $1200