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.
Original Plaster Artists Model for Larger Bronze Statue
Other than the patch that reads airborne on the statue's shoulder with a parachute there is no other markings or signatures. It stands an impressive 42 inches and is very well done. The condition is excellent with a nice aged patina. We have not uncovered any history for this moquette. 42 in.Hx11 in.Wx9 in.D $1,800