Language: Cantonese
Source: Collector's / martial artist's jargon

Cantonese pronunciation for bāzhǎndāo (八斬刀) or "eight cutting knives". An alternative name for the húdiédāo (蝴蝶刀).

Various different transliterations are used, among which baat jaam do, bat jaam dao, etc.

Bat jam do is the most commonly used term for them in southern Chinese martial arts circles.

See: húdiédāo (蝴蝶刀)

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With markings attributing it to the Tongzhou incident and a Japanese surrender tag.

€9500,-

Built around an imported blade, with a human head shaped pommel.

€750,-

A peculiar cast iron sword guard, probably from the South China Seas area.

€350,-

A fine and unusually large tsuba. Attributed to Hizen by the NBTHK.

€2800,-

Presented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.

€2000,-

With a connection to local royalty in Jinchuan, Sichuan province.

€6500,-