- Registration number
- Item name
- Indigenous name
- man, khae
- Associated cultural group
- Asia > Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Chaiya District
- H: W: 105 mm L: 135 mm D: 55 mm Circum:
Wedge shaped wood piece notched into a wooden stick, where the outer edge of the wedge is a metal insert which acts as the cutting edge. Rice cutter. Small hollow wooden cylinder with a rhombus shaped piece of wood with a blade attached. Pieces of wood appear to be glued together.
Nov 2000, Probably collected by Kay O'Connor during fieldwork in Thailand 1970. See Masters thesis Figure 7(2).
Dec 1998, Susan Tuckwell (SE Asian valuer) noted: 'ani-ani' used to harvest rice in the fields, probably from Bali.