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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 3/4 in. (7 cm); W. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); thickness 1/4 in. (0.6 cm); Wt. 4.4 oz. (124.7 g)
  • Type: Sword guard (Tsuba)
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/34391
  • Medium: Copper-gold alloy (shakudō), copper, gold, silver, copper-silver alloy (shibuichi)
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: Japanese

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