Sword Guard (Tsuba) with Elephant in Pine

Sword Guard (Tsuba) with Elephant in Pine

c. 1800

Iron

Overall: 9 x 9 cm (3 9/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Gift of D. Z. Norton 1919.432

Fun Fact

This sword guard may have been made by the Soten school.

See also
Collection: 
Japanese Art
Department: 
Japanese Art
Type of artwork: 
Arms and Armor
Medium: 
Iron
Credit line: 
Gift of D. Z. Norton

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