The Shangfang sword refers to the swords that the ancient Chinese emperors collected in the “Shangfang”. In the Han Dynasty, it was called “Shangfang Sword for Cutting Horses.” To the Ming Dynasty, it was called the Shangfang Sword. that power. It is commonly called “Shangfangbaojian” in drama, novel and folk. The idiom Shang Fangbao compares the power of a superior franchise.
Shang Fang (also above): The official department in charge of manufacturing and supplying royal utensils. Qin already has it, and Han is famous. The Shangfang sword is the sword used by the emperor. The minister who holds the sword of Shangfang given by the emperor has the power to cut first and then play. Ancient China attached great importance to etiquette and law. Since the Shangfang sword could only be used by the royal family, this kind of sword was given imperial power and privilege from the beginning.
The Shangfang sword reflects a concept of rule of man. Seeing the sword is like the emperor. It is a symbol of imperial power in ancient China. After Wanli of the Ming Dynasty, it appeared more frequently.