Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)

Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)
Title
Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)
Date 
1910-1940
Medium 
Ivory, black pigment
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 x 6 5/8 x 3/4 in. ( 5.1 x 16.8 x 1.9 cm )
Description 
Whale's tooth engraved and blackened on obverse with two ships in dock.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Object Number 
1943.81
Marks 
engraved: beneath scene on obverse: "TIMBER SHIP IN DOCK"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group