The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Rapier
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Milan, Italy and Solingen, Gemany
  • c. 1590 - c. 1600
  • Steel, gold, copper and silver, inlaid copper, overlaid, blued and gilt
  • Length: 111.5 cm, blade
    Width: 2.8 cm, blade, above the ricasso
    Weight: 1.24 kg
    Length: 127.6 cm
    Width: 21.4 cm, guard
    Balance point: 15.8 cm, forward of the guard block
  • Incised mark: Running-wolf mark Inlaid in copper
    Maker's mark: Crowned maker's mark
  • A572
  • European Armoury II
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Frédéric Spitzer; Sir Richard Wallace.