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Sword Guard (Tsuba)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Title: Sword Guard (Tsuba)
  • Date Created: 18th century–early 19th century
  • Physical Dimensions: H. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm); W. 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm)
  • Type: Sword guard (Tsuba)
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/25813
  • Medium: Iron, silver, copper, gold, copper-gold alloy (shakudō)
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: Japanese

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