Scarce and fine Chinese Bar Mace with brass dragon hilt

Rare Chinese weapon, a mace of bar shape, the heavy iron blade hexagonal in section and facetted for its full length with shaping to the end, attractive patination. The hilt in the form of a dragon, beautifully chiselled and cast, integral brass grip, the pommel shaped as a large facetted cube. 25 inches long approx, circa 1800.  far east

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