The hudiedao (蝴蝶刀), are a type of double swords peculiar to the port cities of so
A large Chinese double handed falchion of a form that is both related to the niuweidao
An antique set of scabbard fittings for a Chinese saber, probably second half of the 18th centu
Many Mongols, the Khalkas in particular, had close ties with the Manchu ruling elite during th
The hudiedao (蝴蝶刀), are a type of double swords peculiar to the port
Chinese civilian martial artists used a wide variety of weapons.
Sets with a knife and chopsticks -and sometimes some other utensils- were common all over the Qi
The elite of the Qing dynasty was Manchu, who before taking over China from the Ming lived in