Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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tsuba (sword guard)
  • Japan
  • tsuba (sword guard), 1400s, Muromachi period (1338–1573)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • iron, gold
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.2284
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Description

Tsuba, octagonal shape with pine bark design, gold spots