A similar bronze tubular fitting with bird-form finial shown still attached to a halberd blade is illustrated by M. Loehr, Chinese Bronze Age Weapons, The University of Michigan, 1956, pl. XXXI, no. 75. Another, which appears to be gilt-bronze, also fitted onto a bronze ge and dated Han dynasty, is illustrated by Cheng Dong and Zhong Shao-yi, Zhongguo Gudai Binqi Tuji (Ancient Chinese Weapons – A Collection of Pictures), Beijing, 1990, p. 132, pl. 6-17, with a line drawing, pl. 6-18.