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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From approximately the 5th to 3rd century B.C.

€2800,-

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

€3200,-

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

€5000,-

A fine Chinese straightsword blade, of typical Qing form with a rather wide profile.

€3500,-

A rather well-made example of its type.

€1500,-

Used to move imperial orders from the emperor’s quarters to the recipient.

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