The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Two-handed sword
  • Two-handed sword
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • England, possibly
  • c. 1450
  • Iron or steel and cord, blackened
  • Length: 117 cm, blade
    Width: 6 cm
    Weight: 2.892 kg
    Width: 6 cm, blade at guard
    Width: 27.9 cm, guard
    Balance point: 13.9 cm, forward of the guard block
  • Maker's mark: Fleur-de-lys 24cm from quillons
  • A474
  • European Armoury I
Further Reading
  • Comte de Nieuwerkerke; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.