The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Sword
  • Sword
  • Heinrich Paetther
  • Solingen, Germany
  • c. 1610 - c. 1620
  • Iron or steel, copper alloy and silver, encrusted and chiselled
  • Length: 92.6 cm, blade
    Width: 3.1 cm, blade, above the ricasso
    Weight: 1.2 kg
    Length: 108.9 cm
    Balance point: 7.2 cm, forward of the guard block
  • Maker's mark: '+HEIN+RICH+ / +PAET+THER+' Inlaid in brass
    Maker's mark Stamped twice
  • A554
  • European Armoury II
Commentary
History
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Comte de Nieuwerkerke; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.