The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Rapier
  • Rapier
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Hilt- North Europe, possibly; blade- German, possibly Passau
  • c. 1620 - c. 1640
  • Steel and gold, engraved, chiselled, gilded and blued
  • Length: 130.8 cm
    Length: 112 cm, blade
    Width: 2 cm
    Weight: 1.587 kg
  • Inscription: 'Soli Deo Gloria sia [sic] / Me fecit Pasafis [sic]'
    Maker's mark
  • A604
  • European Armoury III
History
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Sir S. R. Meyrick; Frédéric Spitzer; Sir Richard Wallace.