This is a terrific Vintage Male Portrait Carving from Lower Sepik region of Papua New Guinea. This Carving has fantastic details, from his Cowry Shell Eyes to his liguidious line and form. A beautiful piece of Mid to Late 20th Century African Folk Art.
Here is some info I found on line about this region of the world: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sepik
This piece is in excellent vintage condition with a super rich naturally aged patina. Please Zoom the photos to appreciate all the details, as well as to best understand overall condition.
Piece measures 9.25" tall x 4" wide x 2.25" deep.
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