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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 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); W. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm); thickness 7/16 in. (1.1 cm); Wt. 7 oz. (198.4 g)
  • Type: Sword guard (Tsuba)
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/34403
  • Medium: Copper alloy (sentoku), copper, silver, gold
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: Japanese

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