Lot 80: Japanese Matchlock Musket
December 2, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: Japanese Matchlock Musket, 19th c., 54 caliber, octagonal barrel decorated with a dragon, butterfly and clouds, original ramrod, barrel l. 33 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).