Tsuba (sword guard) with Pierced Floral Design

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Tsuba (sword guard) with Pierced Floral Design

Alternate Title: 鍔

Japan, late 15th-early 16th century
Arms and Armor; swords
Iron with stippled surface; openwork petals
Diam: 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
Gift of Caroline and Jarred Morse (M.80.219.1)
Not currently on public view


  • Einzig, Barbara, ed. Los Angeles County Museum of Art Report, July 1, 1979-June 30, 1981. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1982.