Overall: 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 7 x 5.4 x 4.1 cm )
Sperm whale tooth carved with elongated knob handle and oval base with engraved flower pot and foliage around the sides and an American eagle in semi-relief on a concave bottom.
According to the donor, this piece was made on a whaling ship.
Gift of Mrs. Rutherford Oakes Ainslie
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.