Dutch masters' fascination with exotic Asian wares shown in a series of paintings.
From an 1812 text regarding the manufacture of Qing military equipment.
A glossary of the terminology of the Burmese dha and related items.
A historical glossary of terminology of this iconic Nepalese knife.
Sri Lankan craftsmen used methods of applying decorative lacquer that did not involve a brush to great effect.
A glossary of terminology regarding the Manchu style bow that was in common use during the Qing dynasty.
The standard military arrow of the Qing empire in numbers.
For the bowyers and archery researchers, detailed measurements of an antique chahār-kham bow.
For the bowyers and archery researchers, detailed measurements of an antique North Indian bow "kaman" type.
An overview of Manchu saber terminology.
Most markings are found on military edged weapons, usually in the form of serial numbers and characters denoting a place or unit.
Signatures on the bow indicate that it was probably made in 1849 and decorated in 1867.