The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Cinquedea
  • Cinquedea
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Italy
  • c. 1490
  • Steel, bronze, gold, ivory and copper, inlaid, etched and gilded
  • Length: 65.7 cm, blade
    Width: 10.8 cm
    Weight: 1.21 kg
  • Inscription: 'AVXILVM · A · SVPERIS I PRAEBENT · VICTORIAM'
    Inscription: 'DEVS · ET · NATVRA · NIHIL · FRVSTRA · FACIVNT'
    Inscription: 'INFICTV · VISSIMVS · MORIEMVR · IN PORTV'
    Maker's mark: Bladesmith's mark 15.2cm from hilt
  • A745
  • European Armoury I
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