Inscription: (point of blade upward) 1. repeated on two sides of ricasso; 2. repeated on two sides of ricasso; 3. repeated on four sides of ricasso [see Cards for illustrations] Inscriptions: (in groove of blade, obverse) ··:·D·E·P·E·D·R·O ·:· D·E·V·E·L·:·· (in groove of blade, reverse) ··:·M·O·N·T·E·:·E·N·T·O·L·E·D·O·:·· ( De Pedro de Velmonte en Toledo) (on ricasso) [E]SPADAR[O] DEL REI
Ex coll.: Historical Museum, Dresden; Dean; Mackey
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Loan Exhibition of European Arms and Armor," August 3, 1931–September 27, 1931.
American Art Association. European Arms and Armor...from a Princely Provenance (Dean's Dresden and Liechtenstein collections). New York, November 20, 1926. no .272, ill.
Norman, A. V. B., and C. M. Barne. The Rapier and Small-Sword, 1460–1820. London: Arms and Armour Press, 1980. pp. 94–95