Zhang Li (Pin Yin: zhang-li), a lative of Fuyang, Anhui Province. One famous bow-maker of China. And called by archers as Arlee (pinyin: ar-li) in Chinese.
In ancient China, archery techniques were divided into Han archery and Hu archery. Han archery means the original Chinese archery; Hu archery means the archery techniques from other nationalities living in the west region of China.
Arlee is good at making Han Archery (Han Bow), this type of the bow are the favorites of Chinese archers. Most Han bow which made by Mr. Zhang li have been collected by people around the whole China.
Mr. Zhang Li dedicated to the art of Chinese traditional “Han” archery rescue and recovery for many years. In 2009, Mr. Zhang was invited to participate the third WTAF (2009 World Traditional Archery Festival) in Korea.
“Han bow” which decorate with oxhide, fine works from Mr. Zhang Li:
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