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Animal bone

Object Number: 
INV.7447
Date: 
ca. 1734
Medium: 
Bone, copper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 13.3 x 5.1 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: "1734 NANE OLIER"
Description: 
Scrimshawed bone in black ink on obverse with view of a port with a ship and building with stairs, on reverse a snake is engraved with a heart, arrow, and cross; bottom caped with bone and attached with copper nails.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group