Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)

Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)
Title
Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)
Date 
1910-1940
Medium 
Ivory, pigment
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 6 1/8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 5.7 x 15.6 x 3.8 cm )
Description 
Whale's tooth engraved, blackened and polychromed with scene of ship at dock being loaded or unloaded.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Object Number 
1943.13
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group