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Tsuba

  • Place of origin:

    Japan (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1800 (made)

  • Museum number:

    M.113-1924

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Japanese sword guard made of iron. Circular in shape, with bold modelling and inlay of gold with a little silver. Decorated with a seated tiger in a thunderstorm.

Place of Origin

Japan (made)

Date

ca. 1800 (made)

Dimensions

Length: 8.4 cm, Height: 8 cm

Descriptive line

Met, Japan, SF

Materials

Iron; Gold; Silver

Subjects depicted

Tigers

Categories

Arms & Armour

Collection

East Asia Collection

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