Lot 45: Pair of French Dueling Épées
December 2, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: Pair of French Dueling Épées, 19th c., triangular blades, shagreen and twisted wire grips, urn pommels, kidney form guards, remnants of leather and brass scabbards, blade l. 34 1/2 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).