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Sword Guard (Tsuba)

Ishiguro Masatsune

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Title: Sword Guard (Tsuba)
  • Creator: Ishiguro Masatsune
  • Date Created: late 18th–early 19th century
  • Physical Dimensions: H. 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm); W. 2 15/16 in. (7.5 cm); thickness 5/16 in. (0.8 cm); Wt. 7 oz. (198.4 g)
  • Type: Sword guard (Tsuba)
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/28456
  • Medium: Copper-gold alloy (shakudō), copper-silver alloy (shibuichi), gold, copper
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: Japanese

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