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Sword Guard (Tsuba)

Date: late 14th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Iron, copper
Dimensions: Diam. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm); thickness 1/8 in. (0.3 cm); Wt. 5.5 oz. (155.9 g)
Classification: Sword Furniture-Tsuba
Credit Line: Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2005
Accession Number: 2005.430

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