The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Sword
  • Sword
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Pommel- North Europe; guard- Germany; blade Savoy or France
  • 1540 - 1725
    c. 1540 (guards)
    c. 1630 (pommel)
    early 18th century (blade)
  • Iron or steel, copper alloy and blackened hilt
  • Length: 80 cm
    Width: 3.2 cm
    Weight: 1.215 kg
  • Inscription: '·VIVE·LE·ROY' Words separated by cross-crosslets in saltire inlaid in brass
  • A553
  • European Armoury I
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