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Indian sota mace

All steel Indian forward curved mace.
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Hachiwari (鉢割)

Language: Japanese
Origin: Old literature

Hachiwari

Very good hachiwari

Literally "skull splitter", more widely known as kabutowari; "helmet splitter." An excellent example, one of the best of its type.
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Chinese tiěbiān mace

A Chinese "sword breaker" with the rarer, bamboo-sectioned rod.
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Chinese crescent tipped maces

A highly unusual set of paired maces with crescent tips.
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Chinese garlic mace

Called suàntóu gǔduǒ in Mandarin, with characteristic brass head.
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Suàntóu gūduǒ (蒜頭骨朵)

Literally "garlic mace", the name of a mace with a bulbous head.
Teišun-i giyan

Teišun-i giyan

Manchu for a brass or bronze mace.
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Tóngjiǎn (銅鐧)

Chinese for a bronze mace.
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Chinese forked mace

A forked mace with cast ornament in the middle of the cross guard.
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Jiǎn (鐧)

A type of Chinese mace with a smooth rod.
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Tiěbiān (鐵鞭)

Used to describe both flexible sectioned whips and heavy bar-maces.
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Biān (鞭)

Literally: "whip". Describes actual whips but also iron chain weapons and rigid bar-maces.
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Chinese bronze mace (tóngjiǎn)

With large dragon head collar piece.
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Chinese crescent moon weapons

Unusual set of paired Chinese maces of good workmanship.
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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

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Chinese iron ruler

Introduction

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