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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: ca. 1615–1868
  • Physical Dimensions: H. 2 1/16 in. (5.2 cm); W. 1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm); thickness 1/4 in. (0.6 cm); Wt. 1.8 oz. (51 g)
  • Type: Sword guard (Tsuba)
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/25727
  • Medium: Gold, enameled cloisonné (shippō), copper
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: Japanese

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