The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Longsword
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Italy or Spain
  • c. 1540
  • Iron or steel, blackened
  • Length: 116.6 cm
    Width: 3.9 cm
    Weight: 1.815 kg
  • A494
  • European Armoury I
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Further Reading
  • Longsword, similar to A493, and similarly inscribed, but of slightly larger dimensions. The blade has a fullered ricasso. There are no Roman numerals cut on the ricasso, and the lettering of the inscription is larger and more florid.