Sword Guard (Tsuba)

Kanō Natsuo|Toshiyoshi

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City, United States

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  • Title: Sword Guard (Tsuba)
  • Creator: Kanō Natsuo|Toshiyoshi
  • Date Created: mid-19th century
  • Physical Dimensions: H. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); W. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm); thickness 3/16 in. (0.5 cm); Wt. 4.3 oz. (121.9 g)
  • Type: Sword guard (Tsuba)
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/24626
  • Medium: Copper-silver alloy (shibuichi), copper-gold alloy (shakudō), gold, silver, copper
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: Japanese

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