A type of Sinhalese decorative work consisting of repetitive floral motifs.
Chinese term for openwork.
The Lùyíng (綠營) or "Green Standard Army" was a large force of the Qing dynasty military.
A large spear issued to the troops of the Green Standard Army in the Qing dynasty
Sinhalese term for a longbow. Literally: "great bow".
A powerful spirit in Burmese folklore. Patron of blacksmiths.
A notable French arms manufacturer who also made fine presentation weapons in Asian styles.
A form of Sinhalese lacquer work associated with the village of Hapuvida, South Mātale.
A Burmese knife and sword maker known for his fine silver overlay.
Burmese "Nat", a spirit. Patron saint of blacksmiths.
Tibetan for an open quiver that spreads the arrows out.
Tibetan word for the matchlock musket.
An alternative name for the miquelet lock
Language: Mandarin Chinese
Source: Classical literature
Collector's jargon for a type of lock for a firearm
Literally: Southern barbarian steel.
The Chinese word for matchlock musket.
Manchu for Green Standard Army: The all-Han army of the Qing dynasty.
Manchu word for a class of broadhead arrows, a military "company", or captain.
A late form of Chinese saber with pronounced widening at the tip section.
A type of Sinhalese lacquer work that was done using the fingernails.
Tibetan word for a sword worn at the waist.