The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Sword
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Italy
  • late 15th century and 19th century (blade)
    19th century (hilt)
    19th century (etching on blade)
  • Iron or steel, copper, gold and bronze, engraved and etched
  • Length: 89.5 cm
    Width: 5.3 cm
    Weight: 1.106 kg
  • Inscription: 'M · AGRIPPA · L F · COS · III
    Inscription: 'DIVIIVLI' (Divi julii)
    Stamp: Five pairs of sickle marks Defacing the etchings
    Maker's mark 20cm from hilt
  • A495
  • European Armoury I
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Possibly A. Beurdeley; possibly comte de Nieuwerkerke; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.