Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Papier-mâché Lion Mask - Signed GINA TUREX

In Folk Art > Animal Folk Art Objects > Show & Tell.
fun.263 of 345Porcelain Cubist Dog Harlequin Button Eye with StringYellow Submarine Jukebox NEW STILL IN BOX
Love it
Like it

inkyinky loves this.
bratjddbratjdd loves this.
ho2cultchaho2cultcha loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
sarahoffsarahoff loves this.
AmberRoseAmberRose loves this.
miKKoChristmas11miKKoChristmas11 loves this.
See 5 more
Add to collection

Please create an account, or Log in here

If you don't have an account, create one here.

Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate

Posted 3 years ago


(720 items)

When I see something interesting and cheap, I snatch it up and hide it at the bottom of the basket. I then get out as fast as I can. This was the scenario this morning at the thrift. This was the very last item on the shelves and I didn't hesitate to grab it. My first thought was that it would look great in my daughter's room. I didn't examine it until I got home later in the evening. Looks like paper mache, original art, which is either signed or stamped. First it looked stamped, upon further examination I am not so sure. 1960's or 1970's Latin American/Hispanic???

The name looks like:


Both names bring up results but it seems like Gina Turex may be the final answer. Can anyone help with this one? Thanks!!!

Unsolved Mystery

Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.


  1. BHock45 BHock45, 3 years ago
    thanks mustangtony, and ho2cultcha
  2. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 3 years ago
    this is great! i love to find things which are obviously made by someone who really understands and pushes the limits of the material and this is one of them.
  3. lkeene, 2 years ago
    I have this same mask. I had another but am sorry to say the dog got to it. My husband and I purchased the two masks for our kids. at a shop in Durango, Co. They were purchased in the early 1990s. The same name is stamped in my lion head.
  4. inky inky, 2 years ago
    Love this face...:-)

Want to post a comment?

Create an account or login in order to post a comment.