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Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)

Object Number: 
1943.91
Date: 
1910-1940
Medium: 
Ivory, pigment
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 5 7/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 6.4 x 14.9 x 4.4 cm )
Description: 
Whale's tooth engraved with scene of figures in small boat hunting whales with one airborne whale on object left and blackened on obverse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group