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.
Architectural Element with Amazing Patina
This early plaster detail has weathered so deeply that it has the feel of coral. On this object the patina is more important than the subject. You can even see some traces of moss still present. It takes decades of exposure to achieve a unique and beautifully rustic object like this. 17 in.Hx16 in.Wx8 in.D $2,400