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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. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); W. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm); thickness 5/16 in. (0.8 cm); Wt. 5.9 oz. (167.3 g)
  • Type: Sword guard (Tsuba)
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/34460
  • Medium: Iron, copper alloy (sentoku), gold, silver, copper
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: Japanese

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