polearm (sabre: weapon); da dao

Polearm ('da dao', or 'large sabre') with long single-edged blade of steel applied with ochre-coloured coating, which has a protuberance on the back and is up-curving towards the point. Ovoid brass guard with four holes and ribbed rim. Long wooden shaft with three brass rings mounted below the guard; four brass flower motifs inlaid on the shaft between the rings.


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