The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Longsword
  • Longsword
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Italy or Spain
  • c. 1540
  • Iron and steel, blackened
  • Length: 115 cm
    Length: 24.1 cm, quillons to button
    Width: 3.9 cm
    Weight: 1.62 kg
  • Inscription: 'IN TE DOMINE SPERAVIT' terminated by a cross
    Incised mark: 'XX'
  • A493
  • European Armoury I
Commentary
History
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Comte de Nieuwerkerke; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.