Lot 98: French Three-Pounder Cast Iron Cannon
December 2, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: French Three-Pounder Cast Iron Cannon, early 18th c., unmarked, filled bore, l. 47 in., w. 10 in., (bore) dia. 2 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). Exh.: Louisiana State Museum, continuously exhibited as "French Cannon from Bienville's house, 1718", (From First Biennial Report of the Board of Curators of the Louisiana State Museum, 1906-1908, p. 47).