Sword Guard or Tsuba

Object Name: 
Sword Guard or Tsuba

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Object Name: 
Sword Guard or Tsuba
Accession Number: 
2011.7.7
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 1 cm, Diam: 8.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dorothy-Lee Jones
Primary Description: 
Circular metal sword guard cast with faint floral pattern overall. Eight circular cut-outs around edge; three cut-outs in center for sword. Back has two applied long metal pieces.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Jones, Dorothy Lee, Source
2011-12-07
Material: