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Wooden rice beater, Bali, first half 20th century Local name; panaptapan
Antique object from the Bali before 1900. These ricebeaters were used after the harvest to flatten the top surface of a bundle rice arens. The use of these ricebeaters stopped when new types of rice were introduced in Bali around 1970. Probably belonging to a simple Balinese rice farmer; other rice beaters may have a decorated side, and in some cases even a handle carved in the shape of an animal, like a turtle!
Very good quality
Height 36 cm - Width 16 cm
proper condition
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