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Balinese spearhead with scabbard

With fine twist-core pamor and carved wooden scabbard.
South Indian spearhead logo

South Indian spearhead

From Tamil Nadu. With clean lines and precise geometry.
Kay-yan javelin

Kay-yan

A type of javelin used by the Igorot headhunters of Luzon.
Sinalawitan javelin

Sinalawitan

A type of multi-barbed javelin used by the Igorot of Luzon.
Fal-feg Igorot war javelin

Falfeg

An Igorot barbed war javelin.
Igorot fang-kao javelin

Fang-kao

An Igorot javelin type with a wide, barbless head.
Philippine headhunter javelin logo

Igorot headhunter javelin

With exceptionally wide blade, forged with a hardened leading edge.
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South Indian spear butt

Made of iron, weighted with two flattened spheres, all with chiseled decoration.
Javanese trisula logo

Javanese gold overlaid spear blade

Once part of a trisula, made on Java in the 17th century.
S-shaped Chinese spearhead

Wavy Chinese spearhead

Of a rarer form, often used for ceremonial pole-arms.
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Construction of the Qing dynasty long spear

From an 1812 text regarding the manufacture of Qing military equipment.
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Antique Chinese spearhead 3

Of classic shape, with a leaf-shaped blade on a socket, connected by a cast bronze base.
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Antique Chinese spearhead 2

Of classic shape, with a leaf-shaped blade on a socket, connected by a cast bronze base.
Antique Chinese spearhead

Antique Chinese spearhead

Of classic shape, with a leaf-shaped blade on a socket, connected by a cast bronze base.
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A rare Burmese spear

A fine example with silver overlaid spearhead and silver ferrule with niello inlay.
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Silver plated Tanjore spearhead

A large and heavy example with chiseled decor and silver overlaid base.
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Hlan (လှံ)

Burmese for spear, lance, or javelin.
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Tongzhi period ceremonial halberd

A bronze processional piece with reign marks attributing it to the year 1864.
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Southern Chinese yǎnyuèdāo

A large and impressive blade, its pole cut-down.
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Sinhalese lacquer work

Sri Lankan craftsmen used methods of applying decorative lacquer that did not involve a brush to great effect.
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Ceremonial yem nguyệt đao

Modeled after the Chinese "guan dao", made of lacquered wood.
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An interesting Japanese yari

Signed Yasutsugu, with sayagaki referring to the Tokugawa family.
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Yem nguyệt đao (偃月刀)

Vietnamese version of the Chinese yǎnyuèdāo (偃月刀)
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Qing piandao polearm

Of a style that fell out of use with the fall of the Qing.
Sinhalese cross spear

Sinhalese patisthānaya

A very fine example retaining its original lacquered shaft.
Patisthānaya

Patisthānaya

A Sinhalese processional polearm.
Patisthāna

Patisthāna

Alternative name for a Sinhalese processional polearm. See patisthānaya below.
Antique Chinese spearhead

Ming style spearhead

A heavy, well-made piece that was probably a military issue.
Sang

Large spearhead from South India

An unusual type with a broad leaf-shaped head with deep sunken panels.
Mdung spear

Tibetan spearhead

Of slender type with a chiseled iron knot shaped bolster.
Lengyanju

Lěngyànjù (冷豔鋸)

Nickname for Guan Yu's "Green Dragon Crescent Blade".
Qinglong Yanyuedao

Qīnglóng yǎnyuèdāo (青龍偃月刀)

The mythical pole arm of Guan Yu.
Chunqiudao

Chūnqiūdāo (春秋刀)

Literally: "Spring-autumn blade", an alternative name for the yǎnyuèdāo.
Yanyuedao

Yǎnyuèdāo (掩月刀)

Name by which the yǎnyuèdāo (偃月刀) first appears in the 11th century.
Guandao

Guāndāo (關刀)

A commonly used name for the yǎnyuèdāo (偃月刀).
Long spear

Chángqiāng (長槍)

The Chinese long spear.
Green Standard Army Long Spear

Lùyíng chángqiāng (綠營長槍)

A large spear issued to the troops of the Green Standard Army in the Qing dynasty
tiger spear

Tasha gida

Manchu name for a large hunting spear in use by the Qing dynasty Tiger spear division.
Long spear

Hùjūn Xiāoqí Chángqiāng (護軍驍騎長槍)

A very large spear issued to the cavalry contingent of the Guard Division.
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Guard Division Valiant Cavalry Long Spear (Qing)

A very long spear or lance, issued to the cavalry of the Guard Division.
Jiànruìyíng Chángqiāng

Jianruiying Long Spear (Qing)

A type of spear used by the Jianruiying, the Qing's special forces.
Jianruiying spear

Jiànruìyíng Chángqiāng (健銳營長槍)

The long spear of the Jianruiying, the special forces of the Qing dynasty.
tiger fork

Hǔchā (虎叉)

The Chinese tiger fork.
tiger fork

Tiger fork

Chinese "tiger forks" or hǔchā (虎叉) are one of the classic weapons in Chinese martial arts.

Yanyuedao

Yǎnyuèdāo (偃月刀)

"Reclining moon blade", an iconic Chinese polearm.
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Suōbiāo (梭鏢)

A Chinese type of javelin.
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Biāo (鏢)

A Chinese javelin.
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Tiger spear (Qing)

The "tiger spear" was a large hunting spear in use by the Qing dynasty Tiger spear division.

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Hǔqiāng(虎槍)

A large hunting spear in use by the Qing dynasty Tiger spear division.
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A Sinhalese spear

A nice example of a rare type of weapon from the Sinhalese arsenal.