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Sword Guard (Tsuba)

Minayama Ōki

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Title: Sword Guard (Tsuba)
  • Creator: Minayama Ōki
  • Date Created: 18th century
  • Physical Dimensions: H. 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm); W. 2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm); thickness 1/4 in. (0.6 cm); Wt. 3.5 oz. (99.2 g)
  • Type: Sword guard (Tsuba)
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/34453
  • Medium: Copper-gold alloy (shakudō), gold, copper
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: Japanese

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