The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Combined walking-staff, sword and wheel-lock pistol
  • Combined walking-staff, sword and wheel-lock pistol
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Augsburg, Germany
  • c. 1580 - c. 1590
  • Ebony, mahogany, bone or antler, gold, bronze, mother-of-pearl and steel, etched and engraved
  • Length: 127.3 cm, staff
    Length: 107.4 cm, blade
    Length: 17 cm, barrel
    Width: 2.3 cm, blade
    Weight: 1.125 kg, sword
    Weight: 0.375 kg, staff
  • Stamp: Probably a setting mark indicating whether or not the lock is spanned
  • A1240
  • European Armoury III
History
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • D. Colnaghi; Sir S. R. Meyrick, c. 1818; Frédéric Spitzer; Sir Richard Wallace.