The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Rapier
  • Rapier
  • Sebastian Hernandez (active between: c. 1560 - 1600) , Swordsmith
  • Toledo, Spain
  • c. 1585 - c. 1600
  • Iron and gold, counterfeit-damascened, fire-gilded and chiselled
  • Length: 105.3 cm, blade
    Width: 2.5 cm, blade, above the ricasso
    Weight: 1.28 kg
    Length: 121.7 cm
    Width: 18 cm, guard
    Balance point: 10.4 cm, forward of the guard block
  • Maker's mark: '·SEBASTIAN / HERNANDES·'
    Stamp: Crowned '3', surmounted by a cross
  • A611
  • European Armoury III
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