The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Cup-hilt rapier
  • Cup-hilt rapier
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Germany
  • possibly 3rd quarter of 17th century
  • Iron, steel and copper alloy, inlaid, chiselled, pierced and engraved
  • Length: 102.2 cm
    Width: 2.5 cm
    Weight: 1.04 kg
  • Incised mark: Running wolf inlaid in copper alloy
    Maker's mark
  • A659
  • European Armoury II
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Joyeau, 1868; comte de Nieuwerkerke; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.