consisting of a rectangular support with a lobed end, formed by two metal plates enclosing a sheet of papier-mâché painted red, visible through the openings in the upper plate. On the end, a curved steel blade is perpendicularly slotted and finished with a bird's head which forms the neck.
Length : 33 cm ; height : 24 cmWear
, traces of oxidation and rust.
An Indian coconut grater (boti), 19th century