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.
300 Year Old Roman Burial Helmet
This amazing Roman Burial helmet dates to the late 17th century. The subject is striking and a bit frightening. It depicts a skeleton perched on the atop the helmet. I was told that meant… even after death you belong to Rome. It sits on a custom-made museum display stand. 9 in.Hx7.5 in.Wx9 in.D $3,200