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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: early 18th century
  • Physical Dimensions: H. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm); W. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm); thickness 1/4 in. (0.6 cm); Wt. 6.6 oz. (187.1 g)
  • Type: Sword guard (Tsuba)
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/35142
  • Medium: Iron, copper, copper alloy (sentoku)
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: Japanese, Higo

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