The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Sword
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • c. 1375 - c. 1400
  • Iron and steel
  • Length: 60 cm
    Width: 4.8 cm
    Weight: 1.13 kg
  • A463
  • European Armoury I
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Sword, the hilt comprised of a flattened pear-shaped pommel, with a triangular plane on each face; the cross is oblong in section, slightly rounded on two sides and inclining upwards to the point; the grip missing. The tapering double-edged blade is stiff and diamond in section; about 12.7 cm of the point is missing.

    The late C.R. Beard compared A463 to examples from South Germany (Z.H.W.K., 1913, p. 204 figs. 23, 26).