Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)

Object Number: 
1943.99
Date: 
1910-1940
Medium: 
Ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 1 7/8 in. ( 13.7 x 6.4 x 4.8 cm )
Description: 
(Hooked) Whale's tooth engraved with bow and starboard view of sailing ship under full sail with two birds in flight overhead.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group