Treasures from the Qing's Golden Age

Sword typology and Edge Weapons forms of the Chinese Empire and related cultures with an emphasis on their relationship to Swordsmanship.

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taiwandeutscher
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Treasures from the Qing's Golden Age

Post by taiwandeutscher » Mon Jan 24, 2011 9:36 pm

Here in Taiwan, we enjoy a real interesting exhibition of Qin dynasty stuff, at the National Museum of History, including armour and sword.

Armour of Emperor Qian Long
http://qing.ishow.gmg.tw/exhibits_intro ... 01_04.html
Sword
http://qing.ishow.gmg.tw/exhibits_intro ... 01_01.html
Sabre
http://qing.ishow.gmg.tw/exhibits_intro ... 01_02.html

Enjoy and happy New Year of the Rabbit Tu 兔, phase metal Jin 金, heavenly stem/earth branch Xinmao 辛卯 starting Feb. 3rd.
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Re: Treasures from the Qing's Golden Age

Post by bond_fan » Tue Jan 25, 2011 6:37 pm

Very cool! Too bad they don't have close-ups of the guard and blade.

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