Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)
Ivory, black pigment
Overall: 2 x 6 5/8 x 3/4 in. ( 5.1 x 16.8 x 1.9 cm )
engraved: beneath scene on obverse: "TIMBER SHIP IN DOCK"
Whale's tooth engraved and blackened on obverse with two ships in dock.
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.