The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Sword
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Blade- possibly Spain; hilt- probably England
  • c. 1605 - c. 1615
  • Iron, steel, pine and gold, blued and overlaid
  • Length: 104.6 cm, blade
    Width: 3.4 cm, blade, above the ricasso
    Weight: 1.34 kg
    Length: 122.6 cm
    Width: 25.1 cm
    Balance point: 18.1 cm, forward of the guard block
  • Incised mark: acanthus foliage, birds, winged female satyrs Edges demascened with pearled ornaments.
    Maker's mark: crowned 'B / A˙'
  • A517
  • European Armoury II
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