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Sword Guard (Tsuba)

Date: possibly 19th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Iron, copper
Dimensions: H. 3 1/16 in. (7.8 cm); W. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm); thickness 3/16 in. (0.5 cm); Wt. 3.8 oz. (107.7 g)
Classification: Sword Furniture-Tsuba
Credit Line: Gift of Bashford Dean, 1919
Accession Number: 19.154.22

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