Originally Posted by kronckew
had to rename that to add the .jpg extension.
They look like a chinese sword breaker (Gan/Garn) posted elsewhere here.
A overly lengthy Chinese demo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SykZHMsCIfU
your painting from above and that breaker:
Wayne thank you for the adjustment
I sort of missed doing that .
Good observation on the breaker, and very well might be, I just saw a guy holding two straight 'bladed' things and thought of the two handed posture.
Great pic of the red 'showboat'!! Really appreciate the dimension of these weapons in these contexts.