Language: Mandarin Chinese
Source: Collector's / martial artist's jargon

An alternative name for the húdiédāo (蝴蝶刀).

Cantonese: bat jam do 

See: húdiédāo (蝴蝶刀)

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

€2000,-

With designs of four dragons in scrollwork around a "wish-granting-jewel"

€3500,-

A rather well-made example of its type.

€1500,-

Of a type also issued to the Qing Vanguard.

€475,-

A purely Chinese guard and not a very orn

€175,-

Most likely used by the multi-cultural crews of pirate fleets that roamed the South China seas.

€250,-
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