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Sword Guard (Tsuba)

Date: ca. 1615–1868
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Iron, copper
Dimensions: H. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); W. 2 15/16 in. (7.5 cm); thickness 1/4 in. (0.6 cm); Wt. 4.9 oz. (138.9 g)
Classification: Sword Furniture-Tsuba
Credit Line: Gift of Bashford Dean, 1919
Accession Number: 19.154.38

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