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Sword Guard (Tsuba)

Date: 18th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Iron, gold, copper
Dimensions: H. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); W. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); thickness 3/16 in. (0.5 cm); Wt. 3.2 oz. (90.7 g)
Classification: Sword Furniture-Tsuba
Credit Line: Bequest of Edward G. Kennedy, 1932
Accession Number: 33.40.34

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