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. 1610 - c. 1620
  • Iron, steel, copper alloy, silver and gold, encrusted and once fire-gilt
  • Length: 116.2 cm
    Length: 99.6 cm, blade
    Width: 2.2 cm
    Weight: 1.45 kg
  • Incised mark: '· IOHANNES · / · ME · FECIT ·'
  • A563
  • European Armoury II
Commentary
History
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • P. Vaillant de Meixmoron sale, Dijon, 27 April -7 May 1868, no. 15; Juste; comte de Nieuwerkerke, 1868; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.