Cheng Gong Jian Artwork of Master Shen Xinpei Handmade Chinese Sword--sgl1005



Item Specification

Shipping Weight : 2.5kg
Blade Material : Folded Steel
Blade Length : 81cm
Handle Length : 30cm
Width at Handguard : 3.9cm
Thickness at Handguard : 9.0mm
Weight without Scabbard : 1520g
Fitting Material : Brass
Scabbard : Ebony

Introduction:
The sword is made to celebrate the 380th birth of Zheng Chenggong (Koxinga). Horse, dragon and sail are used engraved on the fittins.

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About the Swordsmith

Master Shen Xinpei is the 4th generation of Shen family, he's in charge of Shen Guanglong Sword Workshop now. He was born in 1948, he started to make swords with his father when he was 13 years old. He succeeded sword making technique from his father, he devoted his attention to making swords. He invented moldings and reformed sword making processes, cost was reduced and efficency was improved dramatically.
In the year of 1972, Richard Nixon, the 37th President of the United States, visted China, Premier Zhou Enlai presented a Longquan sword to President Nixon as national gift, the sword was made by Shen Xinpei.
In 2007, Longquan sword forging technique was approved to be the First Batch of Nation-Class Non-material Cultural Heritage in China and Shenguanglong as the heritage protection site. Shen Xinpei was entitled as the inheritor of the technique and received Lifetime Achievement Award of Art.
For more information about Shen Guanglong Workshop and Master Shen Xinpei, please click below links.
http://www.ryansword.com/aboutus.html
http://www.ryansword.com/product/honor

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