The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Ceremonial glaive
  • Ceremonial glaive
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Italy
  • c. 1620
  • Iron or steel, gold and silver, damascened, engraved, gilded and blackened
  • Length: 76.2 cm, head
    Length: 89 cm, including socket
    Weight: 2.85 kg
  • A949
  • European Armoury III
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Moreau, vîcomte de Courval; possibly comte de Nieuwerkerke; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.