poleaxe (axe (weapons: edged))

Polearm or yan yue dao, which translates as 'reclining moon sabre', also known as guan dao, with steel single-edged curved blade, irregular serrations and a barb on upper back. Four-lobed brass guard. Wooden shaft decorated with three brass rings and four brass flower motifs on the upper pole.


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