Top 10 Ancient Chinese Weapons
The Fu, Chinese name for the axe, was usually held by imperial guards, rather than common soldiers. The Fu was characterized by large blade that was often carved with a image of a powerful animal. Fu is similar to another Chinese weapon Yue, but is much smaller and lighter and has more practical applications.
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EIGHT VINTAGE/ANTIQUE CHINESE WEAPONS Collection of eight various vintage/antique Chinese polearm weapons/standards; several with Buddhist emblems and dragon heads, with bronze and iron ornamentation; H: 98" (tallest); Provenance: Formerly in a collection of Armand J. Labbe, curator with the Bowers Museum; by repute collected after the Boxer Rebellion Circa 1900;