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Teišun-i giyan

Teišun-i giyan

Manchu for a brass or bronze mace.
Bronze mace logo

Tóngjiǎn (銅鐧)

Chinese for a bronze mace.
Chinese forked mace logo

Chinese forked mace

A forked mace with cast ornament in the middle of the cross guard.
Jian mace logo

Jiǎn (鐧)

A type of Chinese mace with a smooth rod.
Bian mace and whip logo

Tiěbiān (鐵鞭)

Used to describe both flexible sectioned whips and heavy bar-maces.
Chinese bian logo

Biān (鞭)

Literally: "whip". Describes actual whips but also iron chain weapons and rigid bar-maces.
Bronze jian mace logo

Chinese bronze mace (tóngjiǎn)

With large dragon head collar piece.
Antique Chinese bronze mace logo

Antique Chinese bronze mace

Introduction

Chinese civilian martial artists used a wide variety of weapons.

Chinese sword breaker

Chinese sword breaker

With tapering blade, hollow ground on each side to make the edges slightly sharper.
A Chinese sword breaker (jian) logo

A Chinese sword breaker (jian)

Introduction

In Chinese military culture, there has long been a distinction between two hea

Chinese iron ruler logo

Chinese iron ruler

Introduction

As a non-military weapon, not much was written about Chinese tiě chǐ