The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Rapier
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Toledo, Spain
  • c. 1620 - c. 1630
  • Iron, steel, gold and silver, chiselled, encrusted and formerly gilt
  • Weight: 1.62 kg
    Length: 139.4 cm
    Length: 123.4 cm, blade
    Width: 2.8 cm, blade at top of the ricasso
    Balance point: 17.3 cm, forward of the guard block
  • Maker's mark: Crowned 'P' 'P' is reversed
  • A570
  • European Armoury III
Further Reading
  • Comte de Nieuwerkerke; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.