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Sword Guard (Tsuba)

Date: 18th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Copper, silver, gold, copper-gold alloy (shakudō)
Dimensions: H. 2 13/16 in. (7.1 cm); W. 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm); thickness 3/16 in. (0.5 cm); Wt. 5.4 oz. (153.1 g)
Classification: Sword Furniture-Tsuba
Credit Line: The Howard Mansfield Collection, Gift of Howard Mansfield, 1936
Accession Number: 36.120.69

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