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.
Large Early Paper Mache Didactic Model of Fish
This model could be turn of the century and is over two foot long. It is in incredible condition and may have has some professional touch ups some time ago. The model is very realistic and may be Dr. Auzoux. Most of the paint looks original. The stand is cast iron. 15 in.Hx24 in.Wx5 in.D $1,400