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Sword Guard (Tsuba)

Date:
late 18th–early 19th century
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Brass, copper, shakudō, sentoku, gold
Dimensions:
H. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm); W. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)
Classification:
Sword Furniture-Tsuba
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edward G. Kennedy, 1932
Accession Number:
33.40.19
Not on view
Signature: Dairyusai Mitsuoki zo, gold inlayed seal
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