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by John McD
Sun Jun 20, 2010 10:01 pm
Forum: Chinese Historical Arms
Topic: Qing Qianlong or not?
Replies: 7
Views: 6373

Re: Qing Qianlong or not?

I think you may be correct, modern facsimile. The materials are all so well made. The Rayskin is genuine skin (less than 1mm thick) I can see a crease/ cross section through the bronze and it's genuine fish skin, but perhaps newer than it should be (it is incredibly smooth to the hand and fingers, h...
by John McD
Sat Jun 19, 2010 5:33 pm
Forum: Chinese Historical Arms
Topic: Qing Qianlong or not?
Replies: 7
Views: 6373

Qing Qianlong or not?

Hi I've just joined, I spotted a sword in an antique shop over a week ago and have been researching ever since. It's fascinating. I'd really appreciate some feed back on the sword being genuine or not. All the photos and comments/ desciptions are here: http://www.swordforum.com/forums/showthread.php...
by John McD
Sat Jun 19, 2010 5:17 pm
Forum: Chinese Historical Arms
Topic: Qing Qianlong or not?
Replies: 0
Views: 14460

Qing Qianlong or not?

Hi I've just joined, I spotted a sword in an antique shop over a week ago and have been researching ever since. It's fascinating. I'd really appreciate some feed back on the sword being genuine or not. All the photos and comments/ desciptions are here: http://www.swordforum.com/forums/showthread.php...