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.
Evans Canvas and Leather Traveling Trunk
This small English trunk is signed "D. H. Evans Company, Ltd., Manufactures of Travelling Trunks Bags Etc., Oxford Street West." These were ogten used for early train travel. In fact there's a paper label That reads... "Southern Railway Brighten Section VICTORA". It's a nice usable size and has that well traveled look that everyone wants. 15"x 20"x 16".... $350