Language: Mandarin Chinese
Source: Classical literature

Description

Tóngjiǎn (銅鐧) is a brass or bronze rod-mace.1

They are much rarer than their iron or steel counterparts called tiějiǎn (鐵鐧) and they tend to be of better overall quality.

A Chinese bronze maceA fine bronze mace. Sold by Mandarin Mansion in 2019.

References
1. Tongwen Guanghui Quanshu (同文廣彙全書) or "Enlarged and complete dictionary" of 1704. A Qing imperial dictionary in Chinese and Manchu, each entry double-checked and approved by the Kangxi emperor.

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With large dragon head collar piece.

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Introduction Chinese civilian martial artists u

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

€2800,-

Built around a beautifully forged blade, in full polish, revealing a burl grain pattern.

€3400,-

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

€5000,-

A rather well-made example of its type.

€1500,-
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