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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: 17th century
  • Physical Dimensions: H. 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm); W. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm); thickness 3/16 in. (0.5 cm); Wt. 4.7 oz. (133.2 g)
  • Type: Sword guard (Tsuba)
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/29534
  • Medium: Copper-gold alloy (shakudō), gold, copper
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: Japanese

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