19th century Iron Tsuba, Japanese Sword Hand Guard

£220
SKU
T60
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Original Japanese antique.

Title: Iron tsuba
Size: 8.2 x 7.7 x 0.5 cm

Date: 19th century

The tsuba is usually a round (or occasionally squareish) guard at the end of the grip of bladed Japanese weapons. They contribute to the balance of the weapon and to the protection of the hand. Tsuba are usually finely decorated, and nowadays are collectors' items.

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Title 19th century Iron Tsuba, Japanese Sword Hand Guard
Dimensions 8.2 x 7.7 x 0.5 cm
Subject Samurai & Male
Product Date 19th century


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