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Sword Guard (Tsuba)

Date:
ca. 3rd–7th century
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Gilt bronze
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm); W. 2 5/16 (5.8 cm); thickness 1/8 in. (.3 cm); Wt. 1.3 oz. (36.9 g)
Classification:
Sword Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Bashford Dean, by exchange, 1906
Accession Number:
06.310.11
25817

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