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Sword Guard (Tsuba)

Kunhiro

Asian Art

MEDIUM Chiseled iron with copper inlay and gilding
  • Place Made: Japan
  • DATES ca. 1800
    PERIOD Edo Period
    DIMENSIONS 2 3/4 x 2 3/8 in. (7.0 x 6.0 cm)  (show scale)
    SIGNATURE Kunihiro
    COLLECTIONS Asian Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.98.11
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Barry Brumberg
    RIGHTS STATEMENT
    CAPTION Kunhiro (Japanese). Sword Guard (Tsuba), ca. 1800. Chiseled iron with copper inlay and gilding, 2 3/4 x 2 3/8 in. (7.0 x 6.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Barry Brumberg, 1999.98.11 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1999.98.7_1999.98.8_1999.98.11_view1_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE group, 1999.98.7_1999.98.8_1999.98.11_view1_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    Kunhiro (Japanese). <em>Sword Guard (Tsuba)</em>, ca. 1800. Chiseled iron with copper inlay and gilding, 2 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.  (7.0 x 6.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Barry Brumberg, 1999.98.11 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1999.98.7_1999.98.8_1999.98.11_view1_bw.jpg)