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Luc LEFEBVRE 17th April 2020 02:32 PM

What is this ?
 
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It's not my stuff, African, Indian, tool, weapon, ritual ?

Luc LEFEBVRE 17th April 2020 02:57 PM

Found, chinese, tiger hook, but seems very bad...

Ren Ren 17th April 2020 03:34 PM

Subject for training in martial arts.

ariel 18th April 2020 06:09 AM

You mean object.

Peter Andeweg 20th April 2020 05:54 PM

Its a pair of Chinese Shuangguo (雙鉤) Hook swords. They were mainly used by Martial Arts/Kung Fu practicers and street artists in the late Qing period. The old antique examples are well made and have sharp edges all over. The crecent moon shape blade on top is attached with two bars. The handle is mostly covered with silk wrappings.

This pair is, as mentioned above, fairly recent and crudely made.

All the best, Peter


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