The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Processional glaive
  • Processional glaive
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Venice, Italy
  • c. 1640
  • Steel, velvet and wool, engraved
  • Length: 94 cm, including socket
    Length: 29 cm, straps
    Weight: 3.84 kg
  • Label: '458 / Glaive, engraved steel; belonging to the guard of the / Doge of Venice; Italian, 16th century'
  • A948
  • European Armoury II
Further Reading
  • Sir S. R. Meyrick; Frédéric Spitzer; Sir Richard Wallace.