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Sword Guard (Tsuba)

Date: ca. 1615–1868
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Copper alloy (possibly sentoku), copper
Dimensions: H. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm); W. 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm); thickness 3/16 in. (0.5 cm); Wt. 4.5 oz. (127.6 g)
Classification: Sword Furniture-Tsuba
Credit Line: Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number: 91.1.791

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