The Wallace Collection

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Sword with scabbard
  • Sword with scabbard
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Hilt- Saxony, Germany; blade- Spain or Germany
  • c. 1590 - c. 1600 (hilt (German))
    late 16th century (blade)
  • Steel, silver, gold, copper and leather, blued, engraved, etched and gilded
  • Length: 118 cm
    Length: 101.9 cm, blade
    Width: 3 cm, blade, above the ricasso
    Weight: 1.4 kg, sword
    Weight: 0.175 kg, scabbard
    Width: 20 cm, guard
    Balance point: 9.5 cm, forward of the guard block
  • Incised mark: Sun in splendour, the arms of Spain, a crescent and a crown Etched
    Incised mark: Sun in splendour, bundle of four arrows, a crescent and a crown
    Stamp: 'O' and 'T' in a crowned shield
  • A617
  • European Armoury III
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