A lesser reed-mace
The Royal Collection © 2008,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RL 12430v

A lesser reed-mace

c.1505

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

Probably acquired by Charles II, Royal Collection by 1690

Magnify image

The reed-mace and the bur-reed (drawn on the other side of this sheet) are found growing at the edges of lakes and rivers throughout Europe… More