The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Sword
  • Sword
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Hilt- Switzerland; blade- German
  • 1606
  • Iron, steel and silver, chiselled and encrusted
  • Length: 120.6 cm
    Length: 90.48 cm
    Width: 3.6 cm
    Weight: 1.915 kg
  • Inscription: '. IOREI . SVBER .' over a shield and date '1606'
    Stamp: Two crosses
    Incised mark: Lines and circles
  • A633
  • European Armoury III
Commentary
History
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Philippe Vaillant de Meixmoron sale, Dijon, 27 April - 7 May 1868, no. 3; Juste aîné; comte de Nieuwerkerke; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.