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Dublin Core

Title

Armament: tsuba

Description

One worn rounded rectangular red-brown metal sword guard or tsuba. Japanese origin. Both faces exhibit patterns in moulded relief - a dragon on one side and a samurai sword on the other. Tsuba presents three cut-out openings of which one is lined in a gold-hued metal.

Source

Rewi Alley

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

78.09x78.09x5.83mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1960.86

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Period

From Japan.

Collection

Citation

“Armament: tsuba,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed October 23, 2021, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/932.