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Sword Guard (Tsuba)

Date:
ca. 1650
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Iron, gold, silver, copper
Dimensions:
H. 2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm); W. 2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm); thickness 3/16 in. (0.5 cm); Wt. 2.7 oz. (76.5 g)
Classification:
Sword Furniture-Tsuba
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Gift of Howard Mansfield, 1936
Accession Number:
36.120.119
Not on view
Signature: Yamashiro no kuni Nishijin ju Umetada Shigeyoshi
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