Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)
Overall: 2 3/8 x 5 1/2 x 1 5/8 in. ( 6 x 14 x 4.1 cm )
Whale's tooth engraved with two images of a sailing ship, seen from side and from the bow, blackened and with a tiny bit of red pigment on the flags and an inscription.
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
inscribed and blackened: under image: 'Whaler "Kutosoff"'
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.