The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Sword with scabbard
  • Sword with scabbard
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • North Italy
  • late 15th century- 19th century (guard)
    possibly c. 1490- c. 1500 (pommel)
    possibly 19th century (blade)
    19th century (scabbard)
  • Steel, bronze, gold, horn, wood and velvet, gilded and etched
  • Length: 92.5 cm, blade
    Width: 3.2 cm
    Weight: 1.3 kg
  • Incised mark: crescent mark etched
    Inscription: 'MV…I VIV I A·A I S'
    Inscription: '· IVLIO…ER ·'
  • A709
  • European Armoury I
History
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Philippe Vaillant de Mèixmoron sale, Dijon, 27 April - 7 May 1868, no. 84; Louis Carrand; comte de Nieuwerkerke; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.