The Wallace Collection

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Rapier
  • Rapier
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Hilt- North Europe; blade- Milan, Italy, probably
  • c. 1625 - c. 1635
  • Steel and gold, chiselled, pierced and gilded
  • Length: 111.7 cm, blade
    Width: 2.8 cm, blade, at top of the ricasso
    Weight: 1.29 kg
    Length: 128.4 cm
    Width: 22.7 cm, guard
    Balance point: 15.7 cm, forward of the guard block
  • Inscription: 'ANTONIO I PICININO'
    Maker's mark: Mound of three parts under a crown
  • A626
  • European Armoury III
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