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Special forces of the Qing dynasty

Jianruiying (1); introduction

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An interesting pierced iron Asian export sword guard that is part of a small…

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A fine Kandyan knife, or ul-pihiya, probably mid 18th century.

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A chiseled iron sword guard depicting a Dutch ship with a figure on its stern.
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A heavy Indian katar with substantial armor piercing bl

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A large circular Asian export sword guard with elaborate decor carved in relief…
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Introduction

The chilanum (or chilanam is a grace

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A beautiful signed Japanese ferrule and pommel plate.
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With designs of four dragons in scrollwork around a "wish-granting-jewel"
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With wootz handle with fine pierced pommel dome.
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With influences from several cultures that are rarely seen on a single blade.
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Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
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A large Kachin style square-ended dha in Shan style mountings.
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Built around a beautifully forged blade, in full polish, revealing a burl grain…
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Of very good quality for this type of weapon.
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It has a narrow but sturdy blade with a springy temper.
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A rather well-made example of its type.
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