The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Sword
  • Sword
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • c. 1480 - c. 1500 and 19th century (blade)
  • Iron or steel, bronze, gold and copper, gilded
  • Length: 84.5 cm
    Width: 4.3 cm
    Weight: 1 kg
  • Inscription: 'FRIDERICH · HERCZOG · ZV · SACHSEN / ·Х· AET XXXV 1539'
    Maker's mark Inlaid in copper
  • A500
  • European Armoury II
Commentary
History
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Peucker Collection sale 28 August 1854, no. 434; Baron Pierre François Percy; E. Juste, 1860, Paris; possibly A. Beurdeley; comte de Nieuwerkerke; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.