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.
“Sinking Titanic” Painting|Reverse Painted Glass
This is a rare Titanic ship reverse glass framed painting and a wonderful piece of Folk Art done in the immediate wake of the sinking. The painting is in beautiful condition with appropriate wear from age. It's over 100 years old and created right after the sinking|circa 1912. The frame is very highly detailed pressed wood. This is a striking example and a true historical treasure. 20 in.Hx36 in.W $1,400