Wooden and horn rice sickle, Khmer Art, Cambodia, late 19th century
Antique Cambodian rice sickle made of wood and horn for harvesting rice. The wavy shape represents a naga, a mythical snake that protects nature and water, guaranteeing fertility in Southeast Asia. The sickle features a wooden handle ending in the snake's head in buffalo horn, and a metal blade.
In its original condition, with traces of age and wear.
This is an authentic vintage object that will add style to your interior decoration or complement a cabinet of curiosities or an Asian Art collection.
International shipping. Delivery by Colissimo with careful packaging and reinforced item protection.
DIMENSIONS : H28,5cm
DATE : end of XIXth century
ORIGIN : Southeast Asia, Cambodia Vietnam
WEIGHT : 0,250 kg