Overall: 3 1/4 x 3 x 1 3/4 in. ( 8.3 x 7.6 x 4.4 cm )
Ivory box with lid; body of box engraved with totem pole, roof line and trees on one side and lake, steamship and mountains on reverse; carved walrus attached to top of lid.
Comments of scrimshaw expert Stuart M. Frank, Senior Curator, New Bedford Whaling Museum, January 2013: Boxes like this were produced for the Alaskan souvenir trade circa 1900-1940.
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.