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Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)

Object Number: 
1943.14
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group