The Wallace Collection

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Hunting sword with scabbard
  • Hunting sword with scabbard
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Hilt- possibly Germany; blade- probably Solingen, Germany
  • c. 1660
  • Steel, gold and leather, chiselled, gilded and decorated with pointillé punch-work
  • Length: 80.8 cm
    Width: 2 cm
    Weight: 0.585 kg, sword
    Weight: 0.225 kg, scabbard
  • Inscription: 'ABONIUS', with flowers and figures
    Inscription: 'HIPPOMIUS' with flowers and figures
    Inscription: 'SOLI DEO GLORIA / SI DEUS PRO NUBIS QUIS CONTER NUS / SI DEUS PRO NUBIS QUIS CONTRA NUS / VINCERE AUT MORI'
  • A701
  • European Armoury III
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