Great Lakes Quilled Hide Knife Sheath with Cartouche Knife, From the James B. Scoville Collection

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000

Starting: $10,000

softly tanned hide; with red, cream, black, and blue plaited quillwork on front; edges bound in alternating red and white quills, length 10 in.; with a W. Greaves & Sons cartouche knife, having a brass handle with horn inlay, length 10 in.
early 19th century

Provenance:

Mr. McLoughlin, England
James B. Scoville, Illinois