The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Short sword
  • Short sword
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Germany
  • 16th century
  • Iron, steel and cord
  • Length: 49 cm
    Width: 5.6 cm
    Weight: 0.65 kg
  • Maker's mark
  • A501
  • European Armoury II
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  • Short sword, having a spherical pommel, oval-section, cord-bound grip; short straight guard split into four blunt branches; broad tapering, double-edged blade stamped with a maker's mark on either side.

    The pommel and grip may be modern restorations.