Lot 46: Three Antique British and French Swords
December 2, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: Three Antique British and French Swords, incl. French small sword, decorated with crown and fleur-de-lis, gilded and blued triangular blade, l. 30 in.; British gentlemen's small sword, 18th c., silver-wire grip, gilt hilt, folding guard, double-edge blade, l. 25 1/2 in.; and French sword marked "Klingenthal" and "Coulaux", brass hilt, blade l. 27 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).