This is a terrific Vintage Songye Kifwebe Mask. Striated face masks known as Kifwebe. These Mask are of the Congo River basin. This African Folk Art mask has a fantastic look and details, with a rich aged patina. This piece is most likely 20th century.
Here some information I found online from the Met: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/312287
This piece is in excellent vintage condition, with definite signs of age and wear. Please Zoom the photos to appreciate all the details, as well as to best understand overall condition.
Piece measures 13.5" tall x 8.5" wide x 6.5" deep.
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