The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Rapier
  • Rapier
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Hilt- England; blade- Germany
  • c. 1605 - 1615
  • Steel, gold, silver and wood, blackened, encrusted, and damascened
  • Length: 114 cm, blade
    Width: 3.3 cm, blade, above the ricasso
    Weight: 1.29 kg
    Length: 130.6 cm
    Width: 17.3 cm, guard
    Balance point: 15.6 cm, forward of the guard block
  • Inscription: '·SANDRINVS · SCACCHVS·'
    Maker's mark Stamped
  • A596
  • European Armoury III
Commentary
History
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • William Meyrick. Sir Richard Wallace.