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Sword Guard (Tsuba)

Date: ca. 1615–1868
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Iron, copper
Dimensions: H. 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm); W. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm); thickness 3/16 in. (0.5 cm); Wt. 3.1 oz. (87.9 g)
Classification: Sword Furniture-Tsuba
Credit Line: Gift of Bashford Dean, 1919
Accession Number: 19.154.35

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