The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Sword
  • Sword
  • Peter Knecht (born 1796)
  • Solingen, Germany
  • 1530 - 1770
    c. 1530 (hilt)
    c. 1770 (blade)
  • Iron or steel, wood, leather and copper alloy, blackened and etched
  • Length: 95.7 cm, blade
    Width: 4 cm
    Weight: 1.245 kg
  • Inscription: 'NO ME SAQUES SIN RAZON / NO ME ENVAYNES SIN HONOR' Etched
    Maker's mark: 'P. KNECHT' Engraved on one side
    Stamp: 'SOLINGEN' Near maker's name
    Inscription: 'SOLINGEN' Engraved on the other side
    Stamp: 'P. KNECHT' On the other side
    Stamp: '259' On the other side
  • A520
  • European Armoury I
Commentary
History
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Possibly Henry Courant, 1895; comte de Nieuwerkerke; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.