Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)

Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)
Title
Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)
Date 
1910-1940
Medium 
Ivory, ink
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 3/8 x 2 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 11.1 x 7.3 x 2.9 cm )
Description 
Engraved scrimshaw whale's tooth, engraved on obverse with a frigate flying the American flag and on the reverse with an anchor.
Credit Line 
Gift of Fanny Shapiro
Object Number 
1943.152
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group