The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Sword
  • Sword
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • France, probably
  • 9th century or 10th century
  • Iron or steel, silver-rich copper alloy
  • Length: 76.5 cm
    Width: 5.4 cm
    Weight: 1.14 kg
  • Incised mark: 'HLI'
  • A456
  • European Armoury I
Commentary
History
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Possibly E. Juste; comte de Nieuwerkerke; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.