The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Cinquedea
  • Cinquedea
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Italy
  • c. 1480
  • Steel, bronze, gold, ivory and copper alloy, gilt, engraved and etched
  • Length: 52.4 cm, blade
    Width: 9.4 cm
    Weight: 1.035 kg
  • Inscription: '· EXITVS NON CAVSA · I QVERITVR BELLI ·'
    Maker's mark: Bladesmith's mark 16.5cm from hilt
  • A748
  • European Armoury I
History
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Comte de Nieuwerkerke; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.