Hsu Miao Dao (Miaodao)
The Hsu Miao Dao is a two-handed Dao that was mainly used during China's Republican period and is a very quick Chinese sword.
The Hsu Miao Dao (Corn Leaf Saber) is a two-handed Dao that was mainly used during China's Republican period. The sabre is very quick and weighs approx. 800 grams. The name Miao Dao means 'tendril sabre', this refers to the shape of young plants. The weapon occurs in the styles of piguaquan and tongbeiquan, even though just few modern Chinese martial art schools train their pupils to use the Miao Dao. The grip is bound in rattan to avoid slipping.
This beautiful Hsu Miao Dao is handmade, even the smallest details. It is 110 cm long with a 77 cm blade and a 32 cm grip. It weighs approx. 800 grams.
Overall: 43 1/2”, 110,49 cm
Blade Length: 30 ½”, 77,47 cm
Handle Length: 12 3/4”, 32,39 cm
Weight: 1lb 13oz, 818 gram
Point of Balance: 4", 10,16 cm
Width at Guard: 1.23", 3,13 cm
Width at Tip: .78", 1,99 cm
Thickness at Guard: .22", 0,56 cm
Thickness at Tip: .19", 0,49 cm
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.