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Asian Art

Tsuba (Sword Guard)

18th century

Bronze

3 1/4 × 3 in. (8.3 × 7.6 cm)
Gift of Elmer A. Kell, Jr., B.A. 1929
1945.119
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
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