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.
Deco Philips Bakelite Cone Speaker
This fabulous bakelite speaker was designed by Louis Kalff for Philips circa 1930. The bakelite is mottled in color. The speaker has a triangular metal foot leading to a large concave bakelite dish with an inner convex bakelite disc. This was the speaker for the first commercial radio produced by Philips. This is a truly fabulous statement piece and an design icon... $600