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Large Qing military sword
Probably of Southern origin, with a straight blade and flaring tip.
Chinese village dāo
A simple utilitarian weapon, probably made for rural martial artists or militia.
Large Chinese hunting knife
With fine blade in recent polish. With resting scabbard.
Unusual Chinese saber
Built around an imported blade, with a human head shaped pommel.
An unusual minority dao
The wide blade with clipped tip mounted on a riveted wooden grip.
Early Chinese duǎndāo
With rare downward curving grip as seen on artwork of the 17th and 18th centuries.