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Round sword guard (tsuba) with openwork design of chrysanthemum leaves
菊葉透鐔 銘「越前住記内作」金布目象嵌
Place of Origin: Japan, Echizen province
Historical Period: Edo period (1615-1868)
Materials: Iron and gold
Dimensions: H. 7.3 cm x W. 7.0 cm; D. 0.4 cm seppa-dai; D. 0.3 cm rim
Credit Line: Transfer from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Department: Japanese Art
Collection: Arms And Armament
Object Number: B87W14
On Display: Yes
Location: Gallery 27