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  • Title: Sword Guard (Tsuba)
  • Date Created: possibly 18th century
  • Physical Dimensions: H. 2 13/16 in. (7.1 cm); W. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm); thickness 5/16 in. (0.8 cm); Wt. 4.9 oz. (138.9 g)
  • Type: Sword guard (Tsuba)
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/29971
  • Medium: Iron, gold, copper-gold alloy (shakudō), copper-silver alloy (shibuichi), copper, silver
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: Japanese

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