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Sowrd guard with openwork design of fan shape

Unknown17th-19th century, Edo period

Tachibana Museum

Tachibana Museum
Fukuoka-ken, Japan

The iron sword guards are forged in high temperature which enables it to endure strong impacts. Therefore, creating an openwork design requires lots of effort and time, even if it’s a simple one.

Details

  • Title: Sowrd guard with openwork design of fan shape
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 17th-19th century, Edo period
  • Physical Dimensions: 6.5cm × 6.4cm
  • Type: Arms & Armour

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