Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)

Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)
Title
Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)
Date 
1910-1940
Medium 
Ivory, ink
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 6 x 1 1/4 in. ( 5.4 x 15.2 x 3.2 cm )
Description 
Engraved scrimshaw whale's tooth; engraved on the obverse in black ink a scene of whalers landing in a rowboat.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Object Number 
1943.88
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group