Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)

Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)
Title
Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)
Date 
1910-1940
Medium 
Ivory, pigment
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 4 5/8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 6.4 x 11.7 x 3.8 cm )
Description 
Whale's tooth with scene of a pier and warehouse with a ship, seen from the stern, on the object's right and a bow of a ship protruding from object's left.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Object Number 
1943.14
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group