The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Rapier
  • Rapier
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Hilt- England; blade- probably Italian, possibly Brescia
  • c. 1605 - c. 1615
  • Iron, steel and silver, encrusted, russeted
  • Length: 111.1 cm, blade
    Width: 2.5 cm, blade, above the ricasso
    Weight: 1.28 kg
    Length: 128.1 cm
    Width: 18.7 cm, guard
    Balance point: 10.2 cm, forward of the guard block
  • Incised mark: 'E·B·C·E·B·C·E·B·C·B'
    Incised mark: '·E·C·B·E·C·B·E·C·B·E'
    Maker's mark: Crowned 'A / F' Stamped
  • A597
  • European Armoury III
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