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Negara

Village near Banjarmasin, Borneo. A notable center of arms production in the 19th century.
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Francis Delacour of Paris

Cutler and sword maker in Paris, supplier of imperial swords.
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Oomersee Mawjee

Famous maker of metalwork from Bhuj, Kutch.
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Mindan, Yamethin

A production center for ornate silver overlaid scissors, dha and other implements.
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Gōng jiàng yíng (弓匠營)

The bow and arrow maker's quarters in Beijing.
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Yáng Fúxǐ (杨福喜)

Manchu bow maker of the Jù Yuán Hào (聚元號) shop, Beijing. Active 1998-present.
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Yáng Wéntōng (杨文通)

A 20th-century Manchu bow maker of the Jù Yuán Hào (聚元號) shop, Beijing.
Yang Ruilin

Yáng Ruìlín (杨瑞林)

A Manchu bow maker. Owned Jù Yuán Hào (聚元號).
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Jù Yuán Hào (聚元號)

A famous bow making shop in Beijing, still active.
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Gujarat

An Indian state.
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Khema

Alternate writing for Khēmau, an armorer working at Bundi.
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Khēmau (खेमौ)

An armorer working in Bundi from at least 1835 to 1872.
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Arnachellum of Salem

A famed Indian maker of knives, swords, spears, and tableware.
Mātale work

Mātale work

A type of Sinhalese lacquer work that was directly applied without using brushes. Also known as niyapoṭen vēda.
Pattala-hatara

Paṭṭal Hatara

The Four Workshops of the King of Kandy.
Sinhalese lacquer workers

Ī-vaḍuvō

Literally "arrow-makers", a Sinhalese class of craftsmen that did wood turning and lacquer work.
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Maung Pyo

A Burmese knife and sword maker known for his fine silver overlay.
Saya pyo

Saya Pyo

Alternative name for Maung Pyo. A Burmese craftsman known for his fine silver overlay.
Changxing workshop

Chángxìng (長興)

A famous bow making shop in Chengdu, active until the 1960s.
Hisayuki

Hisayuki (久隨)

A Japanese maker of sword mounts, active in the Edo period.
Zi Qín Jì

Zi Qín Jì (子勤記)

A Chinese sword maker's shop that was active during the Guangxu period (1875 - 1908).
Shield maker

Bhagvan Khoosal

A shield maker at Dhalcar street, Ahmedabad, India.
Sen Sheng

Sēn shèng (森盛)

A Chinese rattan shield maker from Shanghai.
Kiyou Toujin tsuba

Kiyou Toujin tsuba (崎陽唐人鐔)

Japanese style sword guards made by Chinese craftsmen in Nagasaki.
Manceaux

Manceaux à Paris

A notable French arms manufacturer who also made fine presentation weapons in Asian styles.
Tefvik the bookbinder

Tevfik the leather binder

An Ottoman leather binder who in 1866 - 1867 covered a bow made by Haci Gavsî in 1824 - 1825.
Haci Gavsî signature

Haci gavsî the bowyer

Signed an Ottoman bow made in late 1824 or 1825.