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Rice Stalk Cutter

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Carabao horn rice stalk cutter Bontoc, Luzon, Philippines

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Description

A rare carved Carabao (water buffulo / beast of burden) horn rice farmers stalk cutting instrument / tool usued primarily for severing stalks in the rice fields during the three crop season harvest times. Used mostly in the ancient Banaue rice terraces region of northern Luzon island, Philppines. This unique tool features a stylized seated male Bulol (a usually wood carved mythological diety found in the common village areas, communities and houses of the Cordilleras mountian range of northern Luzon island, Philippines. Circa 1950's and measures 13" from spoon shaped top to pointed peg-like bottom.

This item is true primitive art collectors find and collected on site on buying trip in the 1990's.