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Sword Guard (Tsuba)

Date: possibly late 17th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Iron, copper
Dimensions: H. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); W. 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm); thickness 3/16 in. (0.5 cm); Wt. 5.5 oz. (155.9 g)
Classification: Sword Furniture-Tsuba
Credit Line: The Howard Mansfield Collection, Gift of Howard Mansfield, 1936
Accession Number: 36.120.136

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