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Sword Guard (Tsuba)

Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Copper, gold, copper-silver alloy (shibuichi), copper-gold alloy (shakudō)
Dimensions:
H. 2 13/16 in. (7.1 cm); W. 2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm); thickness 7/16 in. (1.1 cm); Wt. 4.9 oz. (138.9 g)
Classification:
Sword Furniture-Tsuba
Credit Line:
Gift of Herman A. E. and Paul C. Jaehne, 1943
Accession Number:
43.120.819
Not on view
Signature: Umetada saku (forgery)
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