A Duandao, Looting, and the Image of the Chinese Boxing in the West — Kung Fu Tea

What is it? The first question seems straight forward. This sword was purchased at auction a few years ago. It is a short saber, often called a duandao by martial artists. Its blade is just under 18 inches (46 cm) long, and its tang (broken at the end where the […]

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