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Sword Guard (Tsuba)

Date: ca. 1615–1868
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Silver, copper-silver alloy (shibuichi), gold, copper
Dimensions: H. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm); W. 2 in. (5.1 cm); thickness 1/4 in. (0.6 cm); Wt. 3.2 oz. (90.7 g)
Classification: Sword Furniture-Tsuba
Credit Line: Gift of Herman A. E. and Paul C. Jaehne, 1943
Accession Number: 43.120.756

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