Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)

Object Number: 
1943.23
Date: 
1910-1940
Medium: 
Ivory, red and black ink
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 13.7 x 6.4 x 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Engraved polychrome whale's tooth; engraved with a front view of a frigate waving a red pennant.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group