The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Rapier
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • France
  • early 18th century and 19th-century
    early 18th century (blade)
    probably 19th century (hilt)
  • Iron, steel and silver, blackened and etched
  • Length: 114.8 cm
    Width: 3.2 cm
    Weight: 1.64 kg
  • Inscription: 'VIVE LE ROY' In Roman capitals
  • A632
  • European Armoury II
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • E. Juste aîné, 1866; comte de Nieuwerkerke; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.