Lot 75: Five Antique Edged Weapons
December 2, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: Five Antique Edged Weapons, incl. a Caucasian Kindjal, horn grip, niello mounts, double edge, with brass, iron and velvet scabbard, blade l. 14 1/2 in.; Philippines bolo knife and scabbard, blade l. 13 1/2 in.; fraternal Hewer form sword, blade l. 16 in.; an American primitive knife, diamond cross-section, double-edged blade, l. 9 3/8 in.; and Spanish American War-era Collins machete, gauntlet symbol, illegible model number, green horn handle, blade l. 20 1/4 in. Provenance: Gaspar Cusachs, entrepreneur, historian and collector, (1855-1929); The Gaspar Cusachs Collection, loaned to the Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans, LA (c. 1909-2016).