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Tsuba (Sword guard)

Accession Number
1978/2.13

Title
Tsuba (Sword guard)

Artist(s)
Japanese

Artist Nationality
Japanese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
1615-1868

Medium & Support
iron with gold and silver inlays

Dimensions
3/16 in. x 2 7/16 in. x 2 11/16 in. ( 0.4 cm x 6.2 cm x 6.8 cm )

Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Weston

Primary Object Classification
Arms and Armor

Primary Object Type
sword guard

Additional Object Classification(s)
Metalwork

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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2 Related Resources

Japan Pax Tokugawa 1600-1868
(Part of: Empires and Colonialism)
Samurai
(Part of 5 Learning Collections)

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