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Sword Guard (Tsuba)

Date: 1700–1750
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Iron, gold, silver, copper
Dimensions: H. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm); W. 3 3/16 in. (8.1 cm); thickness 1/4 in. (0.6 cm); Wt. 4.2 oz. (119.1 g)
Classification: Sword Furniture-Tsuba
Credit Line: Gift of Bashford Dean, 1919
Accession Number: 19.153.15

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