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Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)

Object Number: 
1943.81
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 )
Marks: 
engraved: beneath scene on obverse: "TIMBER SHIP IN DOCK"
Description: 
Whale's tooth engraved and blackened on obverse with two ships in dock.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group