<em>Sword Guard (Tsuba)</em>, 17th-18th century. Pierced and carved brass with gold overlay; holes plugged with shakudo or shibuichi and pitch, 2 7/8 x 2 3/4 in.  (7.3 x 7.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Barry Brumberg, 1999.98.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 1995.9.8_1999.98.3_1999.98.4_view1_bw.jpg)

Sword Guard (Tsuba)

Medium: Pierced and carved brass with gold overlay; holes plugged with shakudo or shibuichi and pitch

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Dates:17th-18th century

Dimensions: 2 7/8 x 2 3/4 in. (7.3 x 7.0 cm)

Collections:

Accession Number: 1999.98.3

Image: 1995.9.8_1999.98.3_1999.98.4_view1_bw.jpg,

Brooklyn Museum