The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Rapier
  • Rapier
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Hilt- Italy, blade- Germany
  • c. 1540 and c.1610 (hilt (probably Italian))
    c. 1610 (blade (German))
  • Iron or steel, gilded
  • Length: 100.2 cm
    Width: 2.7 cm
    Weight: 1.03 kg
  • Maker's mark: Stag's head within a pearled border Stamped twice
  • A542
  • European Armoury III
Commentary
History
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Comte de Pourtalès-Gorgier; M. Maillet du Boullay; possibly E. Juste, 1867; comte de Nieuwerkerke; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.