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Sword Guard

Native NameTsuba
Object Number:91-26-54
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Iron
Credit Line:Gift of Margaret Wasserman Levy, 1991

Description

Rectangular with rounded edges iron tsuba with bracket-shaped "kozuka" and "kogai" holes. Center hole hammered for better fit. Dragon (?) on front side; raised curvilinear border on front and back with traces of gilding.

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