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.
Beautifully Carved Artists Study of Roman Adolescent
I would date this sculpture to the turn of the century. This study/mask was created by a very accomplished artist. The quality of carving and details make this one special. 11.5 in.Hx5 in.Wx4 in.D $1,800