The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Rapier
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Hilt- England; blade- Solingen, Germany
  • c. 1610 - c. 1620
  • Iron or steel, gold, wood, and copper, gilded, russeted and chiselled
  • Length: 97.1 cm, blade
    Width: 3 cm, blade at the top of the ricasso
    Weight: 1.03 kg
    Length: 112.7 cm
    Width: 20 cm, guard
    Balance point: 11.1 cm, forward of the guard block
  • Maker's mark: Bull's head and crowned 'B'
  • A595
  • European Armoury III
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • William Meyrick. Sir Richard Wallace.