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.
Anatomical Model of Cow, Germany
This rare German papier mâché teaching model measures over 36 inches long and 21.5 inches tall. The base is wood and splits in two along with the cow. One side shows a beautiful realistic animal and the other shows the musculature. It opens to show all the inside parts. Each organ is removable, numbered and comes apart to show the cows anatomy in three dimensional detail. These are getting very scarce... $5800