The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Short sword with scabbard
  • Short sword with scabbard
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Milan, Italy
  • 16th, 17th and 19th century (blade (possibly Italian))
    17th century (handle from présentoir)
    19th century (quillons)
  • Iron, steel, ivory, wood and leather, chiselled
  • Length: 52.7 cm, blade
    Width: 6.5 cm
    Weight: 0.7 kg
  • Maker's mark: The middle mark appears to be a small capital M over the hull of a ship in a rectangle
  • A502
  • European Armoury I
Commentary
History
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Comte de Nieuwerkerke; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.