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Sword Guard (Tsuba)

Maker:
Ishiguro Koreyoshi (Japanese, active 19th century)
Date:
1840–60
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Iron, gold, copper, silver, copper-silver alloy (shibuichi), copper-gold alloy (shakudō)
Dimensions:
H. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm); W. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); thickness 5/16 in. (0.8 cm); Wt. 4.5 oz. (127.6 g)
Classification:
Sword Furniture-Tsuba
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.915
Not on view
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