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.
1920s Train Car Ceiling Fan Chandelier
This is a rare combination fan and 4 shade chandelier. It was manufactured by The Safety Car Heating and Lighting Company in 1929. If you collect then you already know just how scarce these are. In the center is a 16 inch 6 blade brass fan. The fan has a round louvered cover that runs on a pulley system and slowly rotates to direct air in all directions. The 4 lamp shades have matching fluted clam broth bell shades. We completely restored the fan and lighting and it runs smooth... $3300