Lot 97: Battle of New Orleans Spherical Case
December 2, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: Battle of New Orleans Shrapnel Spherical Case, c. 1814-1815, dimpled surface, dia. 5 3/4 in. Provenance: Gaspar Cusachs, entrepreneur, historian and collector, (1855-1929); The Gaspar Cusachs Collection, loaned to the Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans, LA (c. 1914-2016). Note: According to the Fourth Biennial Report of the Board of Curators of the Louisiana State Museum, 1914, this case was found at Aurora Plantation, location of part of the Battle of New Orleans.