The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Calendar sword
  • Calendar sword
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Hilt- Germany or Swizerland; blade- Solingen, Germany
  • c. 1520- c. 1620 (blade)
    c. 1520 - 1540 (guard)
    probably early 17th century (pommel)
  • Steel, gold and copper alloy, etched and gilt
  • Length: 86.3 cm
    Width: 4 cm
    Weight: 1.25 kg
  • Stamp: bust of a king with sceptre half-length
    Maker's mark: orb and cross
  • A725
  • European Armoury I
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Comte de Nieuwerkerke; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.