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Sword guard (tsuba)

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Artist Unknown (Japanese)

Date

late 19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Sword guard (tsuba), Artist Unknown (Japanese)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Iron
Size: 2 7/8 x 2 7/8 x 1/4 in. (7.3 x 7.3 x 0.64 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Japanese, Asia, Japan
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Tag '303 Cn 15-'
Physical Description: sword guard; flat octagon with 2 round holes near edge; long hole at center, and cloud shaped hole next to long hole; other #'s J148
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Louis W. Hill, Jr.
Accession Number: 96.146.4
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009