Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)
Overall: 6 3/8 x 2 1/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 16.2 x 5.4 x 4.1 cm )
Whale's tooth engraved and blackened with a sailing scene depicting figure on a mast surrounded by full sails.
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
engraved: on bottom of tooth: "LAND, HO!"
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