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tsuba (sword guard)
  • Japan
  • tsuba (sword guard), Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • iron
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • On view: Simons Gallery, 316, C9
  • 1928.2330
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Tsuba, dragon in high relief, clutching sacred jewel.