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Tsuba Gallery

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Choose from 5 pictures in our Tsuba collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. All professionally made for Quick Shipping.


Japanese warrior woman with naginata
Japanese warrior woman with naginata
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Iron tsuba (sword guard), Japanese, 18th century. Artist: Werner Forman
Iron tsuba (sword guard), Japanese, 18th century. Artist: Werner Forman
Heritage Images

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Iron tsuba (sword guard), Japanese, late Nara period, 8th century. Artist: Werner Forman
Iron tsuba (sword guard), Japanese, late Nara period, 8th century. Artist: Werner Forman
Heritage Images

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Japanese Sword Guard Tsuba. Hundred Monkeys
Japanese Sword Guard Tsuba. Hundred Monkeys
Liszt Collection

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Tsuba Sword Guard Bags Edo period 1615-1868
Tsuba Sword Guard Bags Edo period 1615-1868
Liszt Collection

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Japanese warrior woman with naginata Featured Image

Japanese warrior woman with naginata

Japanese warrior woman with a large Naginata. A naginata is a pole weapon that was traditionally used in Japan by members of the samurai class. It consists of a wood shaft with a curved blade on the end, similar to the Chinese Guan Dao or European glaive or Russian sovnya. Usually it also had a sword-like guard (tsuba) between the blade and shaft as depicted on this card. During the Edo Period, as the naginata became less useful for men on the battlefield, and became a symbol of the social status of women of the samurai class. A functional naginata was often a traditional part of a samurai daughter's dowry. Women of the samurai class were expected to be capable of defending their homes while their husbands were away at war!

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