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.
1830 Articulated Artist’s Horse Model and Case
This is an early and rare artist’s model by C. Barbe, England, circa 1830. If you're a seasoned collector than you already know how sought after this articulated mannequin is. The heavy brass protective carrying case is included. Note the beautiful original carved wooden head and brass posing hardware... 20"... $15ooo