Sword Guard (Tsuba)

Date: 18th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Iron, gold, silver, copper
Dimensions: H. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm); W. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm); thickness 1/4 in. (0.6 cm); Wt. 3.5 oz. (99.2 g)
Classification: Sword Furniture-Tsuba
Credit Line: The Howard Mansfield Collection, Gift of Howard Mansfield, 1936
Accession Number: 36.120.42

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