Asian Tribal Art - Rice Cutter, Khymer, Cambodia

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Rice cutter
Khymer culture, Cambodia
Horn, iron
11.5" (29.2 cm) high, 20.5" (52 cm) wide
Mid-20th century

The gracefully curved part of the ox horn was used to gather a handful of rice plants and then with a skillful turn of the wrist, the sheaf was cut with the iron blade. The back side of the horn is a bit rough.


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