Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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tsuba (sword guard)
  • Japan
  • tsuba (sword guard), date unknown
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • iron
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.2200

Tsuba with abstract shapes in relief. Myochim family. Hammered base. Repoussé work-pounded from back into relief shapes, no real image, iron, no paint.