Scythe billhook (1) - Wood and Iron - India / Nepal - Late 19th century

Description
Scythe billhook (1) - Wood and Iron - India / Nepal - Late 19th century
Fair condition, see description - 26×12×3 cm

Old rice billhook with its tooled case.
Primitive ethnic art.
Old tool of the people of the Himalayas.
Also used by shamans (Jhākri झाक्री) for certain rituals.
Origin: Nepal, Tibetan border.
19th century.
Wood and iron.
Size: 13.5 x 8 x 26 cm.
Diameter: 12 cm.
Weight: 284 g.

Provenance: Private Dutch Collection

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Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Scythe billhook
Material
Wood and Iron
Period
Late 19th century
Region/ Country of origin
India / Nepal
Condition
Fair condition, see description
Dimensions
26×12×3 cm
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