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Sword Guard

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Object Number:
52-4-4
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Japanese
Provenience:
Japan
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Iron
Copper
Brass
Description:
Iron with copper inlays: pseduo character.

(Copper inlays may represent Korean characters) holes for Kodzoka and waribashi rimmed in brass. Copper inlay of main hole shows guard was fitted to a particular blade.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. John S. Jenks

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] 1981. Echoes of the Samurai: An Exhibition of Japanese Arms and Armor. : Page/Fig./Plate: 23 no.8
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