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.

Early X-Ray Tube in Original Lead Glass Bowl

This is just the quality tube collectors look for. This example also includes the heavy glass protective bowl. The bowl is mounted to the original cast iron frame with hard to find wood tube clamps. These tubes are very showy and display nicely as glass sculpture.... $950